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VEX Robotics Photography Challenge

Showcase youth using VEX to explore STEM. Compose a photograph that features one or more students working on a robot, testing, planning or celebrating your VEX team’s accomplishments. Use photography to tell the judges something about your own story of involvement on a competition team, in a classroom, or as a hobbyist working with VEX. 


Vex Robotics Photography Challenge Submission


In this picture our main driver is testing the strength of our robot, along with different techniques.

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Lift Assembly Teamwork


Two members are working together to figure out the wiring problems with our lift mechanism.

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                                                    STEM ROBOTICS

Our robot represents STEM because we have to use math to figure out how far our robot will go. Our robot represents engineering because we built it. Our robot represents technology because after the building it we have to use programing to move our robot and to power it. 


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STEM Robotic Cherry Orchard Sprayer by Megan...


I chose this photograph becaue I was the STEM leader on my team.  The picture shows my brother/team member, Jack, who designed and built our Robotic Cherry Tree Sprayer. This prototype shows our design that will help cherry orchards in our community spray for bugs and fungus easier.

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ScooperBot Test Round by Jack Schopp


I chose this picture because it is my recent design of a ScooperBot for the Vex IQ crossover.  My team member Megan is trying to score hexballs in the 5 point score zone on the practice field in our play room.  I enjoy building robots and testing my designs.

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These are our youngest members, Kaylah and Tylah, constructing our Starstruck robot. The title Dedication was chosen as the girls spent every waking moment constructing the robot. Their dedication to engineer and program, conveys exploration of all STEM subjects, and their dedication, portrayed in the photo, is their greatest asset.

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This picture shows three of our team mates, Jalean Betts, Noa Morgan, and Antonio Christian, all working on diffrent robots. This picture shows the fun, joyful side of robotics, along with the seriousness that goes into building them. The Chieftains have never been more determined! 

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Teamwok is Key

This is my first year doing robotics, so far I'm having lots of fun and learning new things too. I have seen my team's robot go over many changes and designs throughout the last couple of months. Over this span of time, I have found out the key to our robot's and our team's success. The key is teamwork. Everyone on our team has developed some sense of teamwork from being in the club. In this picture, some of our team members are working together and helping build our robot. I chose this picture because it shows that our team now knows how to work together as a cooperative...