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For the Girls of Steel, preseason meetings are over. Now all that is left to do is count down until kick-off, which is at 10:30 am on January 5th. That means only 17 and a half more days!!! For any of you that are interested, a countdown clock was made and can be seen here. Once kick-off is held, a six week long build season, from January 5th until February 19th, begins, and all the action happens! Congratulations to Rachel, Naoka, Sonia, and Sophia!!! These girls are NCWIT (National Center for Women in…continue reading →
During this past Tuesday’s meeting, the girls talked about various updates and announcements involving the sub-teams, including goals, outreach events like the Romibo Project, and future events and programs. Another major thing that came up in the meeting is that this past meeting is the last preseason meeting before build season. Brace yourselves, ladies! As the girls on the team strive to learn and get things accomplished, they also work hard in their individual sub teams. Here are updates on the groups from the girls themselves! “In the mechanical team we finished measuring…continue reading →
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The Girls of Steel have begun to sell Light Bulbs! Huzzah!
ianbrooks: Hand-Cut Curiosity Sculpture by Arnold Martin / Absurd Realities The saddest realization I ever had in life was that I’ll never be able to have my very own Curiosity Rover to ride and take on walks and talk about science stuff with. A...
“Absolutely water game I’m never gonna give that up Never gonna let it drown Never gonna swim around, and hurt you Never gonna make you dive, Never gonna say goodbye” - Libby Kamen (via first-ers)
rosieandtherobots: Does anyone else’s team use “machine shop” as a verb? For example: “I don’t know how to machine shop”. “Have you machine shopped it?” Not to be confused with shopping for/with machines.
Days till Kickoff
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Now in our 6th week of the preseason!!!
Hey everyone! If you haven’t heard already, the Girls of Steel are having a fundraiser at Assemble on November 10th. We will have a variety of activities for people of all ages. It’s going to be a lot of fun and we hope to see everyone th...
Our preseason meeting for tomorrow (Tuesday, October 30, 2012) is CANCELLED due to inclement weather. Stay in contact with your leaders about any specialized meetings occurring later in the week; otherwise, see you next Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 4:30-8:30pm. ***Please note that our preseason will now last through December 11.continue reading →
Our preseason meeting for tomorrow (Tuesday, October 30, 2012) is CANCELLED due to inclement weather. Stay in contact with your leaders about any specialized meetings occurring later in the week; otherwise, see you next Tuesday, November 6, 2012, 4:30-...
On Friday, October 26th four Girls of Steel are traveling to Canada to present a workshop at the 2012 SWAT Symposium at St. Mildred’s Lightbourn School for girls in Oakville Ontarioteam, team 771.
spooky-dalek: ivyandgolddd: Girls of steel CAD computer \m/ #omg #imcrying i hate you guys for having this much fun without me
The Girls of Steel (3504) will be holding an FIRST Lego League scrimmage on October 27th at the Ellis Armory! Oh boy!
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It’s week 2 and the girls are already getting their hands dirty in the machine shop! There is a lot of new things to learn in all areas of the team. This week we focused on programming, CAD, electronics, and the machine shop.
We had our first meeting yesterday night, at CMU. It was very exciting and we got to meet all the new girls! This officially marks the beginning of the Girls of Steel Preseason!! YAY!
Having a bunch of fun at the Mini-Maker Faire! Come visit us from 10 to 4 at the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh!
The Girls of Steel, along with many others, will be attending the Mini Maker Fair in Pittsburgh on September 22nd! Stop by to see all the cool things the fair will have to offer: http://pghmakerfaire.com/2012/09/13/meet-the-makers-robots-monsters/