robotics http://kmuw.org en Robotics Competition Draws Hundreds, Encourages STEM Education http://kmuw.org/post/robotics-competition-draws-hundreds-encourages-stem-education <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of students met Saturday at Wichita State University for the </span>13th<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> annual </span>Mindstorms<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Challenge, a Lego robotics competition. The challenge is designed to encourage students to study science, technology, engineering and math, while promoting teamwork.</span></p><p>The theme for the event was “The WuShock, an Unexpected Journey” with teams like The Bilbot Baggins of Andovershire.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 11:05:19 +0000 Milt Radford 13962 at http://kmuw.org Robotics Competition Draws Hundreds, Encourages STEM Education Top Morning News 3.11.2013 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-3112013 <p><em>Kansas House will take a final vote to merge KDOT with KTA; Kansas lawmakers begin talks on a bill that allows corporate farming; Mindstorms challenge encourages STEM education.</em></p><p><strong>Kan. House To Take Final Vote On Turnpike Measure</strong></p><p>The Kansas House has given first-round approval to a limited merger between the Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Turnpike Authority, which manages the state's 236-mile toll road.</p> Mon, 11 Mar 2013 10:33:37 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 13964 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 3.11.2013