Paul Markun, who recently received the Compass Award at the Florida FTC State Championship for his support of our community based FIRST youth robotics team for more than seven years, has come into financial difficulties and is in danger of losing his workshop. He’s given so much to us over the years, that we want to […]
Category: Learning & Education
Posts about the education aspects of robotics.
While we love the robot build each year, FIRST is about a lot more than robots, and nothing brings that home more than the countless people who dedicate their time and share their expertise with students on teams everywhere. In our case, our most dedicated mentor is Mr. Paul Markun, of Tampa Technik, in St. Petersburg. […]
by Marissa Schiereck Guess what we did this month? On Tuesday December 16th Team Duct Tape (TDT) could be found at Sickles High School. There we met the “Girls Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) Club”. TDT demonstrated this year’s robot for the club and spread the love of robotics. Team Duct Tape had a […]
It’s a new year, a new challenge (Cascade Effect!) and we’ve got a new team member, Michael, making us 11 strong this year. Michael made our awesome Guess the Game prize for Kick-Off, a duct tape Captain America shield that a team member on FTC Team Smoke & Mirrors won with their pretty good game guess! […]
Our great programming mentors at Sumo Software are hosting a Game Night Fundraiser for Team Duct Tape. Enjoy a fun night playing a variety of tabletop games, enjoying pizza, snacks and beverages, meeting Team Duct Tape students and seeing this year’s robot in action! RSVP to info@Learningis4everyone.org to join in. Requested donation: $20/person. Thank […]