CRETE | Engineers, technophiles, and problem-solvers are always in demand, and the push to maximize science, technology, engineering and math education is a serious one.
CROWN POINT | Family and friends filled the school gym to cheer for 20 teams competing in the first ever SuGO Robotics Competition in Northwest Indiana, held last month at St. Mary Catholic Community School. The 4-H robotics team at St. Mary’s hosted the event and invited young people from l…
The Munster High School Robotics team placed first this weekend in the Boilermaker Regional FIRST Robotics competition at Purdue University.
CROWN POINT | You might be hard pressed to find an educational article or journal today that does not mention the impact technology is having in the classroom.
Lukas Denny, 11, Patrick Olenik, 13, and Brad Kozlowski, 13, all members of the St. Mary CyberCatz, put their robot Tank through its paces Sunday at the FIRST Tech Challenge high school robotics tournament at Indiana University Northwest. The team from Crown Point was among 24 from five stat…
John Davies, managing director of the Society of Innovators at Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, gives a rousing speech Sunday to open the FIRST Tech Challenge at Indiana University Northwest.
HOBART | The Hobart Middle School Robotics team is continuing to meet second semester Wednesdays after school.
HAMMOND │ Students from 13 Hammond elementary and middle schools Saturday worked to overcome problems people face during a natural disaster.
HAMMOND | Manufacturers can pay factory workers pennies a day in Vietnam, China and other countries, and U.S. companies have often found it tough to compete with such rock-bottom labor costs.
As the world becomes more connected, secrets become harder to keep. However, my generation has a secret: FIRST (For the Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology).
CROWN POINT | High schoolers calling themselves the Underdogs pitted their bean-bag-tossing robots against some of the best in the world last month at an international robotics competition.
GARY | The G.I. Frost Bots of 21st Century Charter School received the Rookie Inspiration Award earlier this month at the FIRST Robotics Boilermaker Regional at Purdue University in West Lafayette.
CALUMET CITY | Students at Thornton Fractional North High School are exploring new areas of science with the Robotics Club, approved by the District 215 School Board during its December meeting.
HAMMOND | Indiana State First Lego League Tournament competition was held Dec. 8 in Fort Wayne, where three Hammond elementary school teams and a Highland elementary school team competed with 49 other teams from across Indiana.
CROWN POINT | Robots have arrived at St. Mary Community School.
HAMMOND | Using engineering, computer programming and research skills to build robots and other projects to solve real life problems.
GARY | Indiana University Northwest will host the sixth annual FIRST Lego League Indiana Qualifying Tournament, one of the state’s largest, from 1 to 6 p.m. Nov. 18. The event encourages young students to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math.
PASADENA, Calif. | The robotic explorer Curiosity's daring plunge through the pink skies of Mars was more than perfect. It landed with spectacular style, said a NASA scientist, describing the first images of its mechanical gymnastics.
Brian Schratz hugs a colleague as he celebrates a successful landing Sunday inside the Spaceflight Operations Facility for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity rover at Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif.
This photo provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory shows the gravel on the surface of Mars' Gale Crater where the Curiosity rover landed late Sunday. On the horizon is the rim of the crater. Part of the spring that released the lens' dust cover can be seen at the bottom right, near the …
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