Robofest Hawai‘i Season 3: The Global Ahupua‘a The Official Hawai‘i Site Host 2 0 1 0 Host School It’s Time to Care
Robofest Hawai‘i Season 3: The Global Ahupua‘a The Hawaiian Spelling of Words: http://www.geocities.com/dhc2020/hawaiianspelling.htmhttp://www.geocities.com/dhc2020/hawaiianspelling.htm The Official Hawai‘i Site Host robofest.net robofesthawaii.googlepages.com 2 0 1 0 Robofest and it’s logo is a trademark of Lawrence Tech University Host School
Opening Acknowledgement of support: UH College of Engineering
Robofest History Robofest is an annual autonomous robotics competition focusing on learning STEM (Science, Engineering, Technology and Math) for students. Robofest started in Michigan at Lawrence Tech University in 2000 by founder, Prof. CJ Chung, Robofest has grown multiple venues in the United States and several other countries. Robofest goals include: To inspire and motivate student interest in STEM To challenge and develop student STEM skills To maximize student learning by integrating STEM subjects through autonomous robotics To promote creativity and innovative thinking To recognize student achievement in STEM through robotics To build our future workforce To promote positive work ethics and teamwork Other points of interest: Robofest is the only robotics event tied to a technological university. 2010 will be the 11th annual Robofest event. 2 0 1 0
Robofest Hawai‘i Season 1: 2008 The Human Body and Robotics Exhibition event at Pearl Ridge Center Highlights: Kanoelani - Bowlingbot (studying the human hand) Momilani - The Human Eye Season 2: 2009 It Ain’t Easy Being Green Exhibition event at Pearl Ridge Center Featured Robosumo as the gaming competition Highlights: Exhibition - Rube Goldberg and Robotics doing a “Green” thing Gaming - Robosumo and energy conservation during a match
Important Dates Training "Sensors": October 17th, 2009, Saturday 8 AM to 3:30 PM HIS Library Robofest 2010 Event: March 27, 2010, Saturday To be announced Pearl Ridge Center Stage (Phase I) 2 0 1 0
Competition Participants will be doing some energy calculations and area calculations The gaming has something to do with energy Details will be available soon at robofest.net
Exhibition: Competitive http://robofest.net/exhibition.htm Key is to focus on creativity and innovation There is no main theme Senior division (10th to 12th grade) and junior division (5th to 9th grade) Waiver for lower grades are available
Exhibition: non-comp Theme: The Global Ahupua‘a Focus is on how the Ahupua‘a will work on a global scale (a.k.a., Biodiversity). The key is that the Ahupua‘a concept is the solution. Details will be released (finalized soon) robofesthawaii.googlepages.com My little robot demo Greater Celandine
World Robofest Date, time, and place TBA on robofest.net Teams from all over enter Great place to observe other robots and teams Great place to find out more about robotics and what other students know
Refreshment time 10 AM hopefully... Take 5, lets think and discuss your next steps.
isis Hawai‘i Official Site Host Robofest Grant Act 111 by Mrs. Lynn Fujioka, founder and president of isis Hawai‘i The Official Hawai‘i Site Host
Cost $55 per team with a local fee of $20. Total cost is $75. Cheapest robotics event. Any other cost is on your own. For example, buying extra parts, sensors, kits, table, other applicable items.
Registration Mrs. Gayle Loui, Registrar and Volunteer Coordinator - Robofest, national, will open registration in September for coaches and November for teams. Date TBA.
Few Words Ms. Amy Martinson, Principal of Highlands Intermediate host school for Robofest Hawai‘i Host School