Thank You to All Students, Teachers, and Parents for A Great Day at Hoover High
Hoover Cluster: 10 Elementary Schools • 2 Middle Schools • 1 High School
- Thank You Hoover High Robotics Club & Students for Hosting the “Challenge”
- Special Thanks to the San Diego Rotary Club STEM Committee for their support!
This Saturday we introduced the K-2 Challenges using the Probot® robot for younger children:
Early Learning Advantage!™ ⇒ Programming • Problem-Solving • Applied Mathematics!
Hoover High School is hosting a Junior Botball® Challenge event on Sat, November 11, 2017 at the small gym. This event will be free and open to the public.
- Students can drop by to “Take the Jr Botball Challenge” any time between 9 AM & 12 AM.
- Registered teams do not have to pay an additional fee to participate, but each school’s Botball coordinator must complete the sign-up form for this event at the bottom of the page.
- This event is open to all registered Junior Botball® Challenge teams.
There will be 6 Challenges at this event, Challenges 1, 2, 5, 9, 11, & Dance Party Challenge:
Challenges 1, 2, & 5 are for the beginner level, Challenges 9 & 11 will be for the intermediate level & the 6th challenge will be a mystery revealed onsite.
- JBC Challenge 2: Ring Around the Can (beginning)- The robot will drive out and around the can in circle 6, and return to the starting area.
- JBC Challenge 1: Tag You’re It (beginning)- The robot will drive to the can in circle 9, touch it, and return to the starting area.
- JBC Challenge 5: Dance Party (beginning)-
Dance Party participants will receive a completion award when the robot “dances” to the music provided by the students and completes all of the performance standards:
- Must complete at least one 360 degree clockwise turn
- Must complete at least one 360 degree counter clockwise turn
- Must move forward
- Must move backward
- Must wave the servo (up and down at least once)
- JBC Challenge 9: Add it Up (intermediate) –
Drive the robot to the numbered circles on the mat (doesn’t have to be sequential), and then use a servo to touch the circles to sum of 20 or more points.
- JBC Challenge 11: Be Happy (intermediate) –
The robot drives on the butcher paper while manipulating the marker to draw a smiley face☺
Schedule: Students Can Come By Anytime During Between 9AM-12AM
- 8:30 am – Robotics Challenges Setup (Volunteers)
- 9:00 am – Tournament Begins
Students can arrive anytime in the 9-12 window to work on the challenges to earn “Button” Badges: → You Can Take the BotBall Challenge without missing Your Saturday Team Sports & Other Extra-Curricula Weekend activities!
- 12:00 pm – Tournament Concludes
We hope to see your there!
President & Director of Training
CA Math & Science Challenge, Inc.