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International Programs, Local Flavor

So there’s an international organization called FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) based in Manchester, NH and a local education center called BadgerBOTS. How do they connect? BadgerBOTS hosts several teams in FIRST programs and is the Affiliate Partner (the coordinating organization) for FIRST LEGO League (FLL) in the state of Wisconsin. […]

Ben Senson: Teacher, Luminary, Movie Star

Here is BadgerBOTS founder, president, and fearless leader Ben Senson speaking about STEM education alongside Dean Kamen & Woodie Flowers!

Thanks Again, Isthmus!

This past Saturday, Isthmus Engineering hosted the annual FRC Test-Run. We had a great turnout and made great progress on our robots.       See the news coverage!

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BadgerBOTS in 3D

It was great having Nate & Nate from Radiant Fabrication at our party last Thursday. Everyone had a blast trying out their custom (and free!) design software, Radiant Li, and seeing the Lionhead scan and print objects. All of us from the high school CADers to our 4th grade Minecrafters are excited to use it  […]

We’re on the TeeVee!

In case you missed the BadgerLand Regional, here is a BREAKING NEWS story about it and the amazing kids who competed. From http://www.nbc15.com/home/headlines/Students-231303201.html  

Fun Video from Kids Code Camp

Thanks, Sapling Events! watch on youtube

BadgerBOTS, FIRST, and Americorps

We at BadgerBOTS are thrilled to be the host site for a FIRST VISTA member – one of the very first of the new STEM Americorps initiative. This VISTA position will be essential to our new program to expose more low income/disadvantaged students to FIRST programs and thereby impact their interest in STEM and increase […]

Congratulations to FRC Team 1306, Winner of the 2013 Wisconsin Regional Chariman’s Award!

The Chairman’s Award represents the spirit of FIRST, and is the competition’s most prestigious award.  It honors the team that, in the judges’ estimation, best represents a model for other teams to emulate. Late last night, our very own team 1306 returned to Madison, trophy in tow. Congratulations!

FRC Test Run at Isthmus

We were thrilled to be at the test run this past weekend hosted by Isthmus Engineering & Manufacturing. Check out this great news story and photo album on their website.