Approximately 200 students from 17 area schools participated in an underwater robotics competition at Coast Guard Base Honolulu, Saturday.
Fifth through eighth graders demonstrated their math, science and robot-building skills by competing at the Base Honolulu pool while family members, friends and teachers cheered from the sidelines.
The Hawaii State SeaPerch Underwater Robotics Challenge is an innovative underwater robotics competition where students test robots they have constructed. The students, using kits with low-cost parts, built these robots utilizing engineering concepts, problem solving, teamwork and technical applications.
The SeaPerch Challenge is part of the
The event is sponsored by the
To learn more about SeaPerch, visit www.seaperch.org.
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