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Kent Place's 'Mini Robo-Dragons' Make Their Competitive Debut

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The Kent Place School 'Mini Robo-Dragons' competed in their first-ever competition. Credits: Kent Place School
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SUMMIT, NJ - Kent Place School's Primary and Middle School robotics team, carrying the moniker of the 'Mini Robo-Dragons', recently competed in their First Lego League (FLL) competition at the Liberty Science Center. 

During the competition, teams presented their research of a real-world problem related to this year's theme “Animal Allies,” the ways in which people and animals interact.

The 'Mini Robo-Dragon' project was the creation of a guard to protect sea creatures, such as turtles and manatees, from getting caught in a boat's propeller. 

The team presented their robot design and game strategy, demonstrated their ability to work as a team, and problem-solve a STEM task, and competed on a table-top playing field where their robot ran through an obstacle course autonomously.

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