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Our face shield making is in full steam!

Check out our projects related to COVID-19 at our COVID-19 Projects page. You can watch a live stream there. As of April 11, more than 300 face shields have been delivered to the frontline. More to be delivered daily.

LRC FLL Teams Competing to get “Into Orbit”

The Northern New Jersey FLL Championship concluded the super exciting and fun December weekend with team Exit 5A Robotics, an LRC member, taking home the crown jewel of the 2-day event: 1st Place Champion’s Award! They will be representing the region at the FIRST World Festival next year. Congratulations!!! Two other LRC teams that advanced to […]

Recapping Exit 5A Robotics’ FLL AMA FIRST Lego League – Ask Me Anything

Exit 5A Robotics held their FIRST (punny!) AMA (Ask Me Anything) session for FLL FIRST Lego League on Oct 14th. Held a concurrent online streaming session for people to ask questions as well as parents & kids attending in person. We had 63 interested respondents on Facebook with 8 Facebook’ers attending in person and 34 […]

Juniper Networks, Emerald Knights, RoboRocks, Robonators, Exit 5 Robotics, Pitch in at NJ World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Qualifier

The 2nd annual NJ World Robot Olympiad (WRO) Qualifier at the Liberty Science Center blasted by us this past Saturday Aug 4th 2018 and it was all made possible with a healthy dose of 31 volunteers from all walks of STEM and robotics. Juniper Networks sponsored the event and Liberty Science Center graciously provided the […]

Livingston Robotics Club Teams Compete in State Championship

(LRC teams, Adroit Robotics, Spongebot, and RoboRocks with NJ FLL officials Ernie DiCicco and Monique Dituri) On December 9, four LRC teams were among the 60 contestants in the Northern New Jersey FLL (FIRST LEGO League) Championship at Mt. Olive High School. The 4 teams carried the LRC tradition of award-winning performances in judging areas and […]

Livingston Robotics Club Teams Compete in “Hydro Dynamics” Projects

(This is a press release for West Essex Tribune. More posts on LRC FLL teams are coming in the near future.) The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics competition encourages teams of young budding engineers and scientists to think about and help solve a real world-problem. Teams research projects, build teamwork skills and develop robot performance, […]

LRC Kids Completed Toastmaster Youth Leadership Program

The 8-week Toastmaster Youth Leadership Program concluded with great success on Nov. 9 with group presentations by the kids on their FLL projects. The program was started on Sept. 21 (see earlier post on that) and organized by Yvonne Ferreira, a coach for the LRC FLL team Dino Thunder. More than a dozen kids from 9 […]

Expert Panel Presentation by 5 LRC FLL Teams

On Nov. 8, three Hydro Dynamics experts from our area visited the Livingston Robotics Club for an Expert Panel presentation by five LRC FLL teams on their projects. As in a real FLL competition, each of the 5 teams (Robot Nation, Dino Thunder, Promethio, Spongebot, and RoboRocks) had 10 minutes to present their projects and […]

American Water Expert Presents the Human Water Cycle

On Sept. 23, The LRC hosted a guest speaker event with Nicole Wiley, Senior Engineer with American Water, to provide the LRC FLL team members with an in-depth discussion about the human water cycle.  Nicole has over 20 years experience working in Environmental Engineering field with 10 of those years with American Water.  Over 30 […]

Youth Leadership Program for LRC FLL Team Members by BASF Toastmaster Club

Thanks to the BASF Toastmaster Club, 15 kids from 9 LRC FLL teams started an 8-week Youth Leadership Program to hone their presentation and leadership skills. Distinguished Toastmaster Charlie Walter, Vice President Education Bill Davenport, and Yvonne Ferreira (herself a coach for LRC FLL team Dinothunder) ran the first session on September, 21 in the LRC […]

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