Detroit WORLD International Competition (Day 3)

Again, we woke up really early to go to Starbucks. After another amazing breakfast, we headed out to the Cobo Center. The day before, our coaches had signed out a practice table to test our robot. We took our robot, Evie out and rolled her towards the practice tables on the cart. Unfortunately, every practice…

Detroit WORLD International Competition (Day 2)

We woke up really early to go to Starbucks. We met in hall in front of the rooms, our faces flushed with happiness, and then bounded to the elevator. After eating a delicious breakfast, we set off on our walk to Cobo Center. After a lot of singing and skipping and laughing, we made it…

Detroit WORLD International Competition (Day 1)

We met up at Logan Airport, squealing and shouting, at five thirty in the morning. Today was going to be like no other day. The Day Dragons were officially on their way to Detroit! Practically no one bothered to bring a check-in bag, but instead carried their own personal carry-ons. Very quickly, we breezed through…

The Ligerbots Help Out the Day Dragons!

On the evening of Sunday, April 8th, six Ligerbots came to the Day Dragons’ headquarters to judge our presentation and prepare us for the world competition. The Ligerbots are a team from both Newton North and Newton South High Schools, that compete in the worldwide competition FRC, FIRST Robotics Competition. They have done very well…

Day Dragons Visit to Harvard Robotics Lab- Wednesday March 21 2018

On Wednesday we got an amazing opportunity to go to the Harvard Robotics Lab, to meet Professor Radhika Nagpal. She works on robotics, and engineering. When we went to her lab at Harvard, we immediately noticed many little robots, the size of large bugs, scattered on a table. The professor showed us a quick video,…

Lincoln Elliot Science Fair

Last Friday, we went to the Lincoln Eliot science fair to talk about FLL robotics and represent girls in STEM. Many people came to our table, and even though we got tired, we still had fun. All of the questions were really good and the little kids had a good time playing with the LEGOs…

Helping Out with FTC

This is our first blog entry and the Day Dragons have so much to share about our experiences! On March 3, four members of our team helped out two high school level FTC robotics teams from Gann academy, The Hutzbots and Alephbots, run their robots. They made it to the statewide competition, but couldn’t go…