PITTSBURG, Kan. — A flying, remote-controlled robot with a camera may sound high-tech, but that technology can easily be accessed at the Pitsco Idea Shop in downtown Pittsburg, which has announced a competition for area schools.
The Pitsco Idea Shop was formed by a joint partnership between Pittsburg State University and Pitsco Education, which annually serves more than 3 million students in more than 60 countries with its products and curricula in science, technology, engineering and math.
The shop features technology and equipment such as 3D printers, laser engravers and drones.
Matt Frankenbery, vice president of education at Pitsco, said it was initially meant to work like a gym membership where there’s a monthly fee to use equipment.
But the pandemic happened…