Community Outreach

A collection of some of our favorite Community Outreach events!

FIRST 101 (VERTEX Advice Series pt. 1)

What is FIRST? For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) is a global robotics program dedicated to inspiring students to become the STEM and technology leaders of tomorrow. The nonprofit runs five major robotics competitions to accommodate students anywhere from 4 years old to 18, including the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), the FIRST Read more about FIRST 101 (VERTEX Advice Series pt. 1)[…]

Root of Robotics Discord Server

We created the Root of Robotics Discord Server as a way to provide a safe space for underrepresented minorities in STEM, beginners looking for resources to propel their journey in robotics and science (no experience needed!), seasoned robotics enthusiasts, and everyone in between. The idea for this discord came from our thoughts about how high Read more about Root of Robotics Discord Server[…]

PRINT4OURLIVES – The fight against COVID-19

There have been many programs circulating around which allow people to print face shields during this pandemic. However, we recognize that in these difficult times, not everyone has access to resources such as a 3D printer. Many people are struggling with basic needs, such as food and water, and those who are affected are faring Read more about PRINT4OURLIVES – The fight against COVID-19[…]

Seacoast School of Technology

On Wednesday, January 22nd, Tanya and Panda went to the Seacoast School of Technology to present about logic gates! At the high school, they presented to around 40 students in 10th through 12th grade with previous experience coding in a variety of languages, including C#, Java, and Python, but especially C++. Logic gates were the Read more about Seacoast School of Technology[…]