Do you know how to build a robot? Can you build one that collects tennis/ping pong/golf balls? How about one that floats, and one that skims the bottom of a pool? #NSLCENGN students now know how to do all of the above.

Students worked in teams to build Sea Perches, which are motor-powered robots. Each team built two – one to collect golf balls at the bottom of a pool and the other to collect ping pong and tennis balls on the surface of the water. Each type of ball was worth a different amount of points, and the team whose robot was able to collect the highest point value in five minutes won the competition.

ENGN Students' Sea Perch Challenge

First place team

ENGN Students' Sea Perch Challenge

Second place team

ENGN Students' Sea Perch Challenge

Third place team

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