STEM at LA
STEM at Littleton Academy
All students in grades K-8 have technology and science classes that are hands-on and content rich. From simple machines in 2nd grade to rocketry in 8th, students learn the processes of engineering, design development, prototyping, scientific inquiry and research based writing.
Sea Perch Underwater Robotics - 1st Place in our first year of competition
NREL Solar Sprint and Lithium Ion Car - Top four finishes for all three of our cars and top design award
E-cybermission - Teams have won state honors every year they have submitted an online portfolio. This means cash for each student on the team!
TSA (Technology Student Association) - All the middle school students at L.A. are registered in TSA and can choose to compete. We send teams to the national competition and have great success in this multi-event competition.
School Year 2017-18
It is about time to start thinking about robotics! We will be competing in the VEX IQ robotics competition. Here is a link to check out the game:
We have already purchased the pieces to build a practice field and that is probably our first "order of business". Competition events are just now getting posted on the website
We meet on Mondays after school in the science room (if we don't have school on a Monday due to holiday we won't have a club meeting that week). Since dismissal bell is now at 3:20, we will begin as soon as the dismissal bell rings and we will end at 4:10! Be prompt and be ready to work. Our first club meeting will be August 28th and we will meet through the first two quarters for sure and maybe even into the third quarter if we do well and are invited to the state competition in February. Due for the club will be $20 and that should cover our costs for robot supplies and entrance fees for our teams to compete.
For now, check out the game website and become familiar with the tasks your robot needs to accomplish and how scoring works. You will need to build a robot that does the job the best! Bring your engineering and design ideas to our first meeting August 28th.