Quadcopter Initiative Training Session Planned for January 21, 2018

The second session of The Patuxent Partnership’s UAS/Quadcopter Initiative in St. Mary’s County will be held from 1:30 to 4 pm Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at the Lexington Park Library on Shangri-La Drive. Professor Troy Townsend and St. Mary’s College of Maryland physics students and interns who are developing solar-powered quadcopters and...

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Fifth-graders bring robotics to St. Mary’s County schools

Fifth-graders bring robotics to St. Mary’s County schools Mobile Learning Boxes make hands-on STEM learning available to elementary school classrooms What began as a research project by a group of Ridge Elementary fifth-grade students is now a county-wide science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiative making robotics available to all...

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CSM Hosts 2017 LEGO Robotics Championship

The College of Southern Maryland (CSM) Robotics program hosted the 2017 LEGO Robotics Championship, junior division, April 8 at the college’s La Plata Campus. This year’s challenge theme was “Trash Trek.” Teams were asked to use LEGO Mindstorm/EV3 robotics systems to build robots that could complete a laundry list of...

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