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Parallax Crew Teaches Robotics at Scout Expo at Beale Air Force Base

  • By: Published: 03 October, 2012 0 comments

On Saturday September 29th the Parallax crew headed north with the PBASIC van fully loaded to Beale Air Force for the Scout Expo, an event for over 5,000 Boy Scouts from the Sacramento Valley area.

The base had many of their spectacular planes on display. The Boy Scouts who visited the Parallax area were treated to presentations on safety, origins of robotics and inventing with electronics to fulfill some of the requirements of the Robotics Merit Badge. Scouts were able to compete with SumoBots and observe all sorts of robot sensor systems in the robot playpens. Parallax president Ken Gracey was even on hand to fly ELEV-8 Quadcopters all day.

All in all it was a fantastic day. Thanks to all the Scouts and the organizers for making us a big part of the Expo.