Check Out the Turbine Tigers!

Dec 12

Tomorrow is our FIRST Lego League qualifier at Dripping Springs High School! The kids on the FLL team have done a great job getting ready for the competition – the project board is finished, the robot is programmed, the batteries are charged. One of the main parts of the project is a great web site put together by John Yim. You can get to it by scanning the QR code below or clicking here. You’ll find great information on wind energy there and some super videos produced by the team – check it out!Turbine Tigers QR CodeHere are a few photos taken during yesterday’s final presentation rehearsals.

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BEST Test Drive Cancelled

Oct 11

The BEST test drive at Roger Beasley Volvo on Saturday, October 11th was cancelled due to thunderstorms and flooding. Our team is going to have a practice at our school.

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Oscar Live Stream

Apr 25

Oscar will stream video from the 2014 Dripping Springs Founder’s Day parade starting at 6:30 pm.  Click the play button to start streaming.


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Spy Bot Competition

Apr 13

Students had a great time the past Thursday with the final competition for the Spy Bot challenge.  2 robots were created from the club Vex kits.  Both robots needed to navigate a course filled with obstacles to enter a room to find a hidden message.  To add to the difficulty, the driver was not in direct sight of the robot and had to rely on video feed from the robot itself.  Here’s a video one of the kids made.

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BEST Competition Video

Nov 23

Hopefully this video will give you a quick idea of what went on at the BEST Texas/New Mexico regional last week. The emphasis is on the “quick”, as you will see 🙂

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Back from BEST TX/NM Regional

Nov 20

Tiger Robotics at the BEST Texas/New Mexico Regional in Dallas

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The Tiger Robotics BEST team is just back from a weekend at the Texas/New Mexico Regional competition held at the Garland ISD Special Events Center near Dallas. We all had a great time and learned a lot from seeing the other teams and robots that were taking part. There were 56 teams from two states gathered for competition. Despite mechanical problems with the robot arm which meant that we only scored about half as many points as expected, we placed 43rd in Head-to-Head and 28th Overall for the BEST Award.

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