DENVER - Rocky Mountain BEST - which stands for Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology - runs an annual robotics competition. for middle- and high-school students.
The purpose of the competition is to engage, excite, and inspire students to pursue careers in engineering, science and technology through participation in a sports-like science and engineering-based robotics competition.
Two Denver-area schools - St. Mary's Academy High School and Denver East High School - showed off their robotic creations Wednesday morning on 9NEWS.
On Saturday, schools from all over the state will be competing.
Participating school teams are given identical kits containing all materials and equipment necessary to construct a robot for the BEST competition, at no cost to the schools. To participate, schools simply register with our Hub and attend theirr summer Teacher/Mentor Institute. Teams can choose to compete for the BEST Award, which is presented to the team that best embodies the concept of Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology.
Find out more about the competition here: http://www.rockymountainbest.org/.
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