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Robotics Programs

Funding ($500/team) is available to support Robotics Teams around the state.  Applications are accepted at any time. An application consists of a short document (about 1 page) including the following:

  • Name and affiliation
  • Brief description of the Robotics program
  • A short justification (benefit) of the funding
  • Summary of the total anticipated budget and the amount requested from Space Grant
  • Email the above information to:

Requirements for funding:

  • Teams must compete in a robotics competition OR
  • Be 1st year teams preparing to compete in following years
  • After competition, teams will be asked to return an Event Report to the Space Grant office, so we can fulfill NASA reporting requirements


Robotics Links

Wyoming FIRST Tech Challenge -- Provides students in 8-12th grade the opportunity to build, design, program, and compete with robots in the FIRST program.

National FIRST Tech Challenge -- Mission - to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

ROVer Ranch -- Lessons about robotic engineering.

The Robotics Alliance Project -- Support a series of robotics competition programs that inspire students to become involved with technical fields.

EARLY Robotics -- Engineering and Science for 7-12 year olds. Provides students a chance to participate in a robotics competition every fall and spring using LEGO® Simple Machines kits.

Brush Bots -- Small robots made from a toothbrush head.

Hex Bugs -- Micro robotic creatures.


This page was last updated Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:09 PM

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