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Raytown college students design new exhibit at Science Metropolis


Sep 19, 2023
Raytown college students design new exhibit at Science Metropolis

Science Metropolis in Union Station is ready to have a grand opening for its newest exhibit, which was designed by college students. The Raytown Problem Gifted Program, consisting of over 40 college students, received the grand prize within the Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains competitors in March 2022. Their proposal for a robotics-themed exhibit earned them $50,000 in grant cash and the possibility to collaborate with STEM professionals at Burns & McDonnell to convey their thought to life as a $1 million exhibit at Science Metropolis.

The scholars, thrilled with their success, had the chance to satisfy with the builders and talk about their plans for the exhibit. Additionally they engaged in varied actions and offered suggestions on what they wished to see and any enhancements that might be made. The exhibit, named “Riveting Robots,” may have the scholars’ faculty title on it, a supply of satisfaction for them.

Science Metropolis employees shared that the Riveting Robotics house shall be a singular addition to Kansas Metropolis. The exhibit consists of eight items, together with Robothespian, Gripper Show, Mission: Code, I-Sight, Race a Robotic, Co-Operation, Construct a Bot, and Lace ‘Em Up. Greater than half of the 92,000 sq. foot house at Science Metropolis was created via the Battle of the Brains competitors, which has seen over 6,400 pupil individuals since its inception in 2011.

The grand opening of the exhibit marks an thrilling milestone for Science Metropolis and the gifted college students who contributed their concepts and efforts to make it a actuality.

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