Nailsea pupils create robots

YOUNG scientists from Nailsea School have been making their own robots.

YOUNG scientists from Nailsea School have been making their own robots.

Year seven pupils from the school in Mizzymead Road were given an assignment to build a robot and get the machine to complete an obstacle course.

Lego Mindstorms - special school kits - were used to create the robots and make them move and Western Power Distribution helped to pay for the equipment.

The youngsters enjoyed watching their machines battle it out on the course against their fellow competitors.


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Science teacher, Andrew Congdon, said: "This project was great for our pupils as it combined not just the disciplines of science and maths but also promoted teamwork and communication.

"The pupils really got in to the whole competition element and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it.

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