The robotics team from Pohnpei Island Central School (PICS) returned from the FIRST Global International Robotics Challenge in Switzerland with the title of “First among small countries,” and a story to encourage their peers across the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). The FIRST Global Challenge is an international high school robotics competition, in which small … Continue reading Students from Pohnpei make a splash at International robotics competition
PICS High School Robotics Team visits Governor Oliver ahead of trip to Geneva, Switzerland for the First Global Robotics Challenge
Press release from Pohnpei State Public Information Office. October 7, 2022 Governor Oliver welcomed the PICS High School Robotics team to the Governor’s Office on the morning of October 7, 2022. The PICS High School Robotics team will be participating in the First Global Robotics Challenge in Geneva, Switzerland representing the Federated States of Micronesia. … Continue reading PICS High School Robotics Team visits Governor Oliver ahead of trip to Geneva, Switzerland for the First Global Robotics Challenge
Pohnpei Robo Day 2022!
Teams of students from public and private schools across Pohnpei gathered in the Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School gymnasium to showcase their robotics achievements for “Robo Day 2022.” This annual gathering offers high school robotics clubs an opportunity to close out the school year by matching skills with peers in a friendly competition … Continue reading Pohnpei Robo Day 2022!
Pohnpei high school students leverage online training for STEM development
Students at high schools participating in the Habele Robo League across the FSM are taking advantage of online training opportunities to develop new skills for their school robotics clubs. At Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School in Pohnpei, seven students and a teacher recently completed a twenty-hour training course to become certified in the … Continue reading Pohnpei high school students leverage online training for STEM development
3D Printers bring additive manufacturing to Micronesian classrooms
This December, high school students in Yap and Pohnpei used their own 3D printers to successfully create three dimensional models. These cutting edge, additive manufacturing machines were provided by Habele, the US non profit that also led the training. Participating schools earned the premium 3D printers in 2020 for excellence in completing Habele’s “Robotics … Continue reading 3D Printers bring additive manufacturing to Micronesian classrooms
Pohnpei Science Fair Highlights Robotics Learning
In May, students from high schools and elementary schools across Pohnpei gathered for the 2021 Science Fair at Pohnpei Island Central School (PICS). The PICS booth showcased the achievements of the school's Robo Club, including a full scale competition game board for visitors to try their hand at directing robots through various challenges. In addition … Continue reading Pohnpei Science Fair Highlights Robotics Learning
Robo Day 2021 in Pohnpei, Micronesia
Students from high schools across Pohnpei gathered in mid-April for “Robo Day 2021” to showcase their achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The young men and women from Pohnpei, an island in the Federated States of Micronesia, worked throughout the school year in preparation for the competition. Robo Days culminate the school year long … Continue reading Robo Day 2021 in Pohnpei, Micronesia
“Robo Day” Big Win for Students in Micronesia
Robo Day 2019 is in the record books for students in Yap, Chuuk and Pohnpei States. After a year of training, planning, and strategizing, students from participating high schools in each of these states met to exhibit their skills in the spirit of friendly competition. For Chuuk and Pohnpei, Robo Day 2019 represented their first … Continue reading “Robo Day” Big Win for Students in Micronesia