February 19, 2018 at 1:44 pm | By KATHERINE JONES
This is the time of year that Team Tators lives for.
They exude an energy that is palpable because they have a mere six weeks to design, build and program a robot that is faster and smarter than any of its kind in the world.
It’s not just idle talk and theory. It’s serious work.
So serious, in fact, that in 2015, Gov. Butch Otter created the Idaho STEM Action Center to nurture education in science, technology, engineering and math. The center offers thousands of dollars in grants, teacher training and student opportunities to promote STEM activities, starting as early as kindergarten.
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