DATE: Saturday, April 27, 2013
TIME: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; 3:45 p.m. is best for team robot competition
WHAT: Girls’ team workshop to build and program LEGO NXT robots
WHERE: UMass Amherst Computer Science Building, 140 Governor’s Drive
Dozens of middle school girls will converge on the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus on Saturday, April 27, for the fourth annual “Girls Connect,” where they will learn how to build and program LEGO robots.
Six teams of girls ages 9 to 13 in grades 4-8 from western Massachusetts towns with their adult coaches