3D Printer

I expect delivery of a 3D Printer in August, 2020; officially described as: Artillery®Sidewinder X1 3D Printer 300 × 300 × 400mm print size support for resume printing [after power loss] filament run-out detection quiet operation  Reviews are good and YouTube videos impressive; filament spools are available in different...Read more

CNC Router

Moving forward, it’s time to figure out how to purposefully use a CNC router. There is no room at home for this so I’ll deploy this at the school (though I do retain ownership rights). After doing some research this is the one I selected. Made in China, reviews of...Read more

Robotics and Best Practices

Today a group from First Robotics Canada, Six Nations Polytechnic STEAM Academy and the Hamilton-Wentworth Catholic District School Board met to move FRC7509’s strategy forward for the 2019-2020 academic year. The meeting was productive and gave me both a lot to reflect on and to do. Chris Mara’s name came up...Read more

Gracious professionalism

Members of STEAMTeamRobotics (FRC7509) increasingly learned to practice gracious professionalism. expressing their appreciation to MakeShift (FRC4039) for their much-valued mentorship and friendship.Read more

What STEAMTeamRobotics learned in their rookie year

Here is a partial list of key things that members of STEAMTeamRobotics (FRC7509) learned during the 2018-2019 First Robotics season. We did great this season! Here are some lessons learned! pic.twitter.com/PKnFl2csUO — SNP STEAM Academy (@snpsteam) June 28, 2019 These videos (3 in the playlist) show STEAMTeamRobotics’ victory as part of...Read more