April 13, 2012

Lakota teams compete in robotics

Native Sun News: Lakota teams in robotics competition

By Karin EagleFor the first time ever, two Native American teams participated in the FIRST Lego League and South Dakota Robotics Association competitions. The association is the local affiliate of U.S. FIRST, which stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.

The first-year teams are made up of middle school students from both the Pine Ridge Reservation and Rapid City.
Comment:  For more on Native students and science, see Sioux Student Earns Physics Degree and Native Science Nerds.

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