Northern New Mexico Students Gear Up For Second Annual Robowave Rally
Friday, March 6, 2015 - 2:06pm
This weekend, students from the Rio Arriba, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Mora, San Miguel, Sandoval and Taos Counties will come together to participate in the 2nd annual Robowave Rally. The event, being held on Saturday, March 7th at the Northern New Mexico Community College, will consist of students working in teams to compete in robotic challenges ranging from beginner to advanced levels.
The event is not only an excellent opportunity for the participants to utilize teamwork and critical thinking skills, but also serves to expose them science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM fields) at an early age.
The rally is also being used as a practice day for the upcoming 13th annual Robowave International, New Mexico’s largest K-16 robotics competition, being held April 30th to May 2nd.
The Robowave Rally Northern New Mexico is supported by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Security, LLC, Northern New Mexico University and a number of other partners.