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Ontonagon school board gets robotics demonstration

 

Jan Tucker/Daily Globe

Students Matt Niemi and Michah Blake demonstrate the different functions for the class robot to the  school board members Monday. The Robotics Team will be participating in Robotic competition in March.

JAN TUCKER

jantuck@jamadots.com

ONTONAGON - Members of the Ontonagon Area Board of Education, Monday, saw a hands on demonstration from some of the robotics team members who will be competing with other area school districts in Escanaba and Sault Ste Marie in March.

Instructor Glen Beck explained to the board the steps taken in forming a robotics program and the assistance from other schools, particularly Calumet, in getting the program started. The program is part of the STEM local and global initiative to interest students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).

Team members,...



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