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Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championships, April 18-21 in Houston, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition Greater Kansas City Regional on March 16-17 at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus. Attended by fans, families, educators...

Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championships, April 18-21 in Houston, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition new Heartland Regional on March 10-11 at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus. Attended by fans, families, educators and...

Kansas City, Mo. (January 20, 2018)--Green Hole, a neighborhood team from Lawrence, Kan., took home the top honors from the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Championship at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology Campus on Saturday, Jan. 20. The competition included more than 400 students in...

Students advanced from FIRST Robotics Competition putting custom-built robots to the test; others win honors for design, sportsmanship, partnerships Kansas City, MO–Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championship, April 26-29 in St. Louis, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition...

Kansas City, Mo. (February 25, 2017)--The Flying Penguins, a neighborhood team from Overland Park, Kan., took home the top honors from the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Championship at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology Campus on Saturday, Feb. 25. The competition included more than 400...

  August 18, 2016—As students across the metro return to school this month, a record number will explore the fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through Project Lead the Way, which uses project-based learning to give students hands-on STEM experiences. According to an analysis by...

KC STEM Alliance Awards $10,000 in scholarships and the chance to test project marketability in ‘Make It REAL’ Workshop on June 3 Kansas City, MO (April 20, 2016)—More than 300 students filled Union Station’s Sprint Festival Plaza with innovative solutions to problems large and small during...