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Meeting Schedule

Please make sure you are checking BOTH the meeting schedules and the Project Calendar to find out what you need to do and when you need to do it by. You boys are amazing and I know that all of these schedules will help keep us organized and on target. Just are getting REAL-WORLD experience with project management, deadlines, and the pressures of performing under strict time and resource constraints. You'll rock it I just know it!

Check back often to get an updated schedule. 

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Time Warner Cable FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament, Southern California Region November 5, 2011 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. University of California Riverside Palm Desert Campus, Palm Desert, CA FLL QT hosted/organized by SMaRT Education. 1/2 of you will be exhibiting the MoonBots board and the other half are going to be Junior Jurors. 
STEM Outreach - Riverside Convention Center - Science Technology Education Partnership (STEP) October 25, 2011 8:00 a.m. Riverside Convention Center This is a two day program where we will get to engage about 1,000 students. We are exhibiting with LEGO Education. 
STEM Outreach - American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronauts Education Alley September 27, 2011 8:00 a.m. Long Beach Convention Center I will be contacting your parents about this as it is three days long in the middle of the week. Since this is your first year in middle school I may just have to drive back and forth instead of having you all miss that much school.  
STEM Outreach Event September 7, 2011 5:30 p.m. Indio Teen Center, Indio CA FLL Kick-Off Event - You are presenting and running a Rookie Scavenger Hunt 
Live Mission Webcast August 18, 2011 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House LMW is at 10:00 a.m. Please be here at 8:30. GET GOOD SLEEP THE NIGHT BEFORE. After LMW we will be opening the Food Factor board and putting it together. We will also have a celebration lunch complete with silly string. 
Team Meeting August 17, 2011 10:30 a.m. - ??? Miss Liberty's House Finish programming, charge robot, ensure camera works, and FLAPJACK 
Team Meeting August 16, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House FLAPJACK and program 
Team Meeting (everyone but Mikie & Parker) August 15, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Continute to program, recreate files, and push press releases. 
STEM Outreach - Mikie & Parker August 15, 2011 8:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m Cabot Yerxa Elementary Introduce 4th & 5th grade students to robotics to kick-off their 6 week Mobile Robotics Lab. Assist Miss Maria with teaching programming and buidling techniques. 
STEM Outreach Event - Buffalo Wild Wings fundraisern and robotics demonstration/show August 14, 2011 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Buffalo Wild Wings & Westfield Shopping Center 1/2 of team will be at mall passing out flyers; 1/2 of team will be at BWW passing out flyers. At 3:30 we will start the event, show off robots, recruit teams, and THEN we will eat and watch in the banquet hall 
Team Meeting August 14, 2011 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 pm Miss Liberty's House Continue to work on programming and other files. Get ready for STEM Outreach this afternoon. 
Team Meeting August 13, 2011 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Continue to re-build lost files. New video for SolidProfessor. Send Elizabeth Morse a copy. Set aside time to discuss tomorrow's STEM Outreach event. 
Team Meeting August 12, 2011 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Finish cage and change out fingers on element collector. Add color sensor. Re-do all programming and pseudocode. Start new robot design journal. Let Miss Liberty out of time-out. 
Team Meeting August 11, 2011 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Start re-creating LDD & SolidWorks CAD drawings. Video blog about what we did. Attempt to recreate videos for new blogs. Put Miss Liberty in time-out for not backing up her computer somewhere. 
Team Meeting August 10, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Need to add 4x4 steering...not making tight enough turns. Finish up new video blogs.  
Team Meeting August 9, 2011 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Get information finished for STEM Outreach on Sunday; Flapjack; test out new 4x4 drive 
Team Meeting August 5, 2011 10:30 a.m. - 3:00 pm Miss Liberty's House Try out new prototypes; upload latest video blogs; get information together for STEM Outreach event on August 14 
Team Meeting August 4, 2011 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Building and SolidProfessor/SolidWorks 
Team Meeting August 3, 2011 10 a.m. Miss Liberty's House Building and SolidProfessor/SolidWorks 
Team Meeting August 2, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Call Harrison and Parker to tell them we miss them. Resend press release. Keep working on robot and training. Send thank you letters to our new sponsors. 
WE AREN'T MEETING TODAY August 1, 2011   Sorry kids - I have to do a walk-through on placed bidding on our November FIRST LEGO League tournament and talk to a couple of potential sponsors 
Team Meeting July 31, 2011 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Prepare for 2nd STEM outreach project. Continue SolidProfessor training. Keep working on stable drive train 
Team Meeting July 29, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House This is called: try something totally new day. Put aside what you've been working on and just build! Have fun! Be creative! Be innovative! BE X-TREME!!! 
Team Meeting July 28, 2011 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Legislative Assistant Mike Gialdini from Supervisor Benoit's office stopping by to pick up his FIRST eWatt bulbs and check out MoonBots. Also! Don't forget to tell parents to DVR KPSP News Channel 2 tonight. We are on at 6:30! 
Team Meeting July 26, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Keep working on the robot prototypes. Complete element basket and arm 
Team Meeting July 25, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Build prototypes based on CAD renderings. Blog. Have Fun. 
Miss Liberty's House July 22, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House SolidProfessor Training, download SolidWorks, NXT2.1, on Matthew and Harrison's computers 
Team Meeting & Halfway Point Pizza Party July 21, 2011 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Regroup, find out what we are doing right; what can be done better. Then celebrate 1/2 way point with a pizza party! 
Team Meeting July 20, 2011 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Same as yesterday 
Team Meeting July 19, 2011 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 pm Miss Liberty's House CAD, blogging and prototyping, and SolidProfessor training 
Team Meeting July 18, 2011 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Miss Liberty's House Bring updated CAD drawings. SolidProfessor training 
Team Meeting - TENTATIVE July 17, 2011 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Miss Liberty's House This depends on how much progress everyone made this week. Remember - Harrison and Parker are going out town for two weeks so we need to work hard and work fast. SolidProfessor training 
Team Meeting July 16, 2011 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Miss Liberty's House All preliminary CAD drawings should be ready for team review. Programming dimensions taken. Blogging and video upload from SoCal STEM SLI. Get pictures up. Prototyping commences! SolidProfessor training 
STEM Outreach Project July 15, 2011 Leave Xavier by 11 a.m. SBCSS West End Education Center Wear your red X-Treme Team shirts. Lunch will be given to us. We are teaching rotations of teachers and educators about lunar exploration, robotic sensors, and the use of geometry, algebra, and physics through robotics. 
Team Meeting - Video conference with Ricky Jordan from RCSP July 14, 2011 10:30 - 1:30 Xavier College Prep, Room 105 Continue to review game board and strategies. Get robots, MoonBots banner, and items needed ready for July 15th SLI 
STEM Outreach Project July 13, 2011 Leaving at 6 a.m. from Miss Liberty's house Frontier Project - Rancho Cucamonga Southern California STEM Service-Learning Institute. Wear red X-Treme Team shirts. Get sleep - YOU are teaching over 120 educators from 40 different school districts. 
Team Meeting July 12, 2011 10:30 - 1:30 Xavier College Prep, Room 105 Discuss game board design. Develop strategies. If possible, begin preliminary programming algorithms, distance calculations. Update team in CAD progress. 
Team Meeting July 11, 2011 10:30 - 1:30 Xavier College Prep, Room 105 Go over media packet. Prepare for up-and-coming learning institute. Upload pictures and videos. Brainstorm student impact ideas for STEM Outreach project. 
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