Roboteer in Residence Wales
BBC (funded by NESTA) arranged for Expert
Roboteers to work with enthusiastic children in
specific schools across the country to develop
For 6 months Adrian Marshall became the BBCs Expert Roboteer for Wales and ran sessions most weeks at six schools and colleges in Powys, either running hands on robotics event or helping the students design, build and test a variety of competitive robots for Technogames.
Schools involved were
· Builth Wells High School
· Llandrindod High School
· Llanidloes High School
· Newtown High School
· Welshpool High School
· Coleg Powys
and some of their feeder primaries.
All the robots created were assessed at a special end of Residence event at the Enginuity discovery centre at Ironbridge.
winning robot (an assault course entrant from Llanidloes)
won an all expenses paid trip to the Young Scientist and
Technology exhibition in Dublin where they exhibited
Bodgebot2 alongside finalists from the other