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Braves Robotics Team takes third out of 28 and qualifies for State

Last weekend in Juneau, the Metlakatla Braves Robotics Team took 3rd place in the Southeast Regionals, with  28 teams in competition.  With this result, the team qualified for the State Finals to take place in Anchorage in mid-January.    On Saturday, December 12, twenty-eight FIRST* LEGO League robotics teams met at Centennial Hall in Juneau to compete in the Southeast Regional Qualifying …

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MS Robotics Team Project – FIRST LEGO League

The Middle School Robotics Team has intensely prepared for their December event in Juneau: the FIRST LEGO League 2015. One aspect of the competition involves making a presentation to a panel of judges reflecting the competition theme, Trash Trek. Our 7th grade team decided to create a YouTube video for their project.  It teaches people how to fold up a plastic …

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6th Grade Genius Hour

   What is Genius Hour? Based on an idea implemented by Google’s Genius Hour, students were given one class period for a duration of two months to research, create and share something of their interest.  Google allows a portion of their workers to work on whatever they would like for 20% of the time as long as it is devoted …

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