Supporting the next generation of Mindstorms Robotics Engineers

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For my son Anthony’s 11 birthday, and I presented him with his very own LEGO Mindstorms EV3 set. Previously he was using one of Dad’s LEGO Mindstorms EV3 or LEGO Mindstorms NXT Kits. It was as an early birthday present by a few days, as he needed to practice for the Tasmanian FIRST LEGO League Competition in mid November.

Me My EV3 set

His peers, and other Team Mentors for Metal Minds Robotics (#27) have given him the responsibility of Lead Programmer, which both pleased and surprised me. As this is a new team form 6 months ago, they are all beginners on a steep learning curve.


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