Deerfield Bulldog Brainiacz Win Innovative Programming Award

Deerfield Bulldog Brainiaz (L-R) Julian Chua, Armaan Jindal, Lucas Guinoo, Nethra Thakkar, Maanya Jindal, Luke Chua Credits: Neena Jindal
Deerfield Bulldog Brainiacz Project Credits: Neena Jindal

MILLBURN, NJ - The Deerfield Elementary School Team 9266 Bulldog Brainiacz won the Innovative Programming Award on May 20th, 2017 at the  Livingston Robotics Club FIRST LEGO League 8th Annual Jr. Expo. This year's challenge was "Creature Craze," and the team's model featured endangered Honey Bees and a Grizzly Bear with moving parts creatively programmed through WeDo.

WeDo is drag-and-drop software, powered by LabVIEW, that is icon based, provides an intuitive programming environment, and features a digital Getting Started Guide with building tips and programming examples. Activities are divided into four themes – Amazing Mechanisms, Wild Animals, Play Soccer, and Adventure Stories.

The FIRST LEGO League Jr. is for ages 6 to 9, made up of a team of  2 to 6 members.  The Bulldog Brainiacz are a team of six students. 41 teams competed in the 8th Annual Jr. Expo.

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In 2009 the Livingston Robotics Club (LRC) became a part of the 501(c)(3) Healthy Community Healthy Youth of Livingston (HCHY). This enables the Club to be structured as a community-wide, non-profit organization, and be eligible to receive sponsorships and donations.

The Livingston Robotics Club mission is to provide a community-base, experience-sharing network to introduce Livingston area youth to robotics design and real-life science research, consistent with the vision of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). The Club is to inspire student’s interests in science, technology, engineering and math by engaging them in a parent/mentor-based program, that encourages innovative out-of-the-box thinking, and foster well-rounded life skills, such as self-confidence, time management, communication, teamwork and leadership. Club enrollment is open to all children in the neighboring communities, as long as their parents are willing and prepared to coach and mentor his/her child’s team.

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

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