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October 28, 2013

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Peggy Cartwright
Director of Marketing and Public Relations
909/652-6115

For Immediate Release


CHAFFEY COLLEGE HOSTS FREE "ROBOTICS EXPO" FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

(Rancho Cucamonga) Chaffey College invites middle and high school students to explore the amazing world of robotics at the 2013 "Robotics Expo" on Saturday, November 16.

The "Robotics Expo" is sponsored by Chaffey College's CTE Community Collaborative Grant and the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office through the Governor's Career Technical Education Initiative (SB70/SB1133).

The Robotics Expo is held on the Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Campus in the Sicosky Gym. There are three sessions available 10:00 am-12:00 pm, 12:00 pm-2:00 pm, or 2:00 pm-4:00 pm. Participants need only attend one rotation to experience all exhibits.

This is a great opportunity for students in 7th-12th grades to engage in hands-on activities and learn about careers in the field of robotics. Parents are invited to learn along with their students. The "Robotics Expo" is designed to assist students and parents in gaining a greater understanding of technology-driven careers in robotics-related fields.



Exhibits being offered include:
  • Individual and group tug-of-war
  • Amazing Race
  • Robot Maze
  • Robot Rovers
  • Career Station
The Chaffey College "Robotics Expo" schedule is designed to engage students with hands-on demonstrations, project creation, and career exploration. Participants are able to register for one of three rotations starting at 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, or 2:00 pm.

The Expo is open to all individuals in 7th-12th grades. Students in 7th-9th grades must be accompanied by at least one parent/adult. Students in 10th-12th grades have the option of attending with or without a parent/adult. This event is free to participants. Refreshments, parking, and resources are included.

Online registration is required for this event. Visit the "Robotics Expo" registration website at www.chaffeyrobotics.eventbrite.com.


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