60 Students joined ROBOTERRA at Maker Faire Bay Area “Host a School” Program
(May 19, San Mateo, CA) ROBOTERRA sponsored SF|Youth for Maker Faire participation. 60 minority students from underprivileged families are given the opportunities to have free access to this all-ages gathering of enthusiasts, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, and students.
In 2016, Maker Faire Bay Area began with FRIDAY@Makerfaire to give close-up access to schools and families. Parallel with Maker Faire’ initiatives, ROBOTERRA sponsored the “Host a School” Program with LinkedIn and two other companies to provide free access for 4,000 low-income students and 1000 parents. At the booth, ROBOTERRA demoed various kinds of students-made robots, such as the “welcome bot,” “magical candle,” “swing” and etc. While kids immersed in the fun robotics world with ROBOTERRA engineers, their parents were also amazed at the potential of their children and how much they could accomplish in the future with interactive STEM education.
ROBOTERRA strives to cultivate and foster critical thinking ability for the next generation with robotics education while Maker Faire aims to become forward-looking and showcase makers who are exploring new forms of new technologies.