Using lengthy arms, coded commands and stealthy moves, seven robots—designed by about 25 College of the Canyons (COC) students—competed in the college’s second robotic challenge Thursday.
Hosted by the COC MakerSpace, the eco-zomBEE Challlenge encouraged students to create original, and costumed, robots out of a free LEGO MindStorms 9797 kit.
“Last year we did another one that was a zombie theme and they had to pick up recyclables like bottles, wads of aluminum foil and take them to a certain repository,” said Christopher Walker, coordinator of MakerSpace. “This time we did a little bit different theme.”
This year the MakerSpace…