March 2017 News

Posted on Mar 2, 2017


FIRST Robotics Info Session - Tuesday 3/7 7:30pm – Beach Library: Please come to the FIRST Robotics info session to learn more about the new FIRST Lego League teams for rising 4th through 5th graders and FIRST Tech Challenge teams for 6th through 8th graders organized by Piedmont Makersfor the fall season (all-girls, all-boys, co-ed).  FIRST Lego League is a Lego Mindstorms-based robotics competition.  FIRST Tech Challenge is a more advanced robotics competition.  Like a sports team, each team will meet for weekly practices with weekend scrimmages and tournaments.  The season will run from August to November and. if the teams qualify, will continue to California regional and national competitions in 2018.

Call for Makers! – 4th annual Piedmont School Maker Faire - Sunday 4/23 11am-3pmSubmit your School Maker Faire project today — it can be a school project, STEAM Expo project, or your own project. Piedmont K-12 students and community welcome!  Deadline March 31.  Piedmont Makers is proud to join PAINTS and CHIME in presenting this year’s School Maker Faire celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math & Music education inPiedmont. We will feature over 100 S.T.E.A.M. projects from Beach, Havens, Wildwood, Piedmont Middle School, and Piedmont High School students along with hands-on projects from community makers, live music from student musicians & bands, student art, and food trucks!

Food Science! Tech Social - Friday 3/17 6:30pm - Ellen Driscoll Playhouse: Save the date for the first Tech Social potluck featuring a Food Science theme!