Building Team Work

The FLL team’s first activity over the weekend was a team building exercise. The river was full of chocolate and they only had 5 or 6 marshmallows to step on to get them across. If they left a marshmallow without a foot on it, it floated away. How were they going to get 9 of them…

Launceston City Council

A big thank you to Launceston City Council who have awarded us a grant to allow us to buy additional parts and kit for our two teams competition robots.

In the Media

Kyron one of our FTC members on the front page of the North Eastern Advertiser.   

A storm of Mindstorms

We have been able to purchase three EV3 kits for our workshops.  Keep checking back for details of new workshops later this year. We have been successful in receiving a grant from the City of Launceston to help us buy more equipment for both teams. We have also received a cheque from the organisers of…

Team colours

Sponsored by Key2 Properties, our teams shirts are the reverse colours for the two teams.  The FTC Team colours are Black/Red/White whilst the FLL Teams shirts are Red/Black and White. Reading Metal Minds Robotics FTC or FLL and Key2 Properties on the front.  Sleeves have Tasmania and Exact Detailing Canada with University of Tasmania and…

Vote for us and help us win from McDonald’s.

We are one of three finalists in the running for a share of $1000 from McDonald’s. Please vote for us next time you are in McDonald’s Launceston, Invermay or Kings Meadows and help us on our way to the Sydney Championships.

Robotic Workshops

Robotic Workshops took place on Saturday 16th, 23rd and 30th Jan at the Australian Maritime College Launceston. Metal Minds talked to the students about Gracious Professionalism, showed them some NXT bots and what they could do, then set the students a challenge  using some basic materials they had to build a bridge to carry their robot….

FTC National Championships Sydney

Metal Minds and their Alliance Partners #66 Remix and #15 Ballistics have won the FTC in Sydney. Metal Minds also won the control award.