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Maker Faire 2016

WHEN: October 15-16, 2016 WHERE: Children’s Museum Number of People: 5,000 Description: SHARP, with a group of other Pittsburgh teams, had a booth about FRC as well as a demo area, where people could drive the robots. At the booth, we made buttons and box robots with...

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Schenley Park Kids Day 2016

WHEN: October 9, 2016 WHERE: Schenley Park Number of People: 50 Description: SHARP went to Schenley Park. We made magnetics mazes with the kids. We also drove around our frisbee robot and had people catch the frisbees. We had a...

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Pumpkinfest 2016

WHEN: October 8, 2016 WHERE: Deutschtown Number of People: 500 Description: SHARP went to Pumpkinfest in Deutschtown. We drove the frisbee robot through the crowds of people and made miniature catapults out of popsicle sticks. We shot candy corn pumpkins with...

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Hay Day Green and Innovation Festival

WHEN: September 24, 2016 WHERE: Hartwood Acres Number of People: 350 Description: We made paper wind turbines out of pins, construction paper, and straws. We also demonstrated a LEGO turbine and drove around our frisbee...

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REC2TEC

WHEN: September 17, 2016 WHERE: Schenley Plaza Number of People: 400 Description:  SHARP was invited to help kickoff the REC2TEC project. We brought our frisbee robot and soccer playing EV3 robots that could be driven using an iPad. We also made box robots with...

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SHH Community Day 2016

WHEN: September 16, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 200 Description: SHARP hosted people in our Robo Lab. We made crafts and demoed LEGO and VEX robots. We also had a station in the gymnasium with the other building programs. We did spin art and let...

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Alphabet Trails

WHEN: September 10, 2016 WHERE: Frick Park Number of People: 250 Description: SHARP attended Alphabet Trails in Frick Park. There we made robot themed bookmarks using stickers and stamps. We also had robot coloring pages and drove our frisbee-throwing robot around the...

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FLL Kickoff

WHEN: September 10, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 250 Description: SHARP hosted the FLL Kickoff with FLL team The Droids. We explained the challenges and held brainstorm meetings. We also had each team describe their team with one...

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Maker Faire Press Conference

WHEN: September 8, 2016 WHERE: Children’s Museum Number of People: 100 Description: SHARP represented the Steel City Robotics Alliance at the Maker Faire Press Conference. We showed off our robot, Gus the Whale, and got to see lots of other cool Makers’ projects. We...

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SHH Robotics Camp

WHEN: August 9, 2016 WHERE: Sarah Heinz House Number of People: 40 Description: SHARP worked with the Sarah Heinz House Robotics Camp attendees to do egg drops. Each team received a bag of supplies and a length of tape. Then we dropped the eggs of off a balcony onto...

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