Twenty-three teams of elementary- and middle-school students from Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Monongalia, and Nicholas counties will be competing in the VEX IQ Challenge robotics competition Saturday, February 22 at Alderson Broaddus University.
Presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, the VEX IQ Challenge provides elementary and middle school students with exciting, open-ended robotics, and research project challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centered learning.
WHEN: Saturday, 2/22/2020
TIME: 8:00-4:00 PM
WHERE: Burbick Hall, Alderson Broaddus University
The VEX IQ Challenge fosters student development of teamwork, critical thinking, project management, and communication skills required to prepare them to become the next generation of innovators and problem solvers.
About Alderson Broaddus University
Alderson Broaddus (AB) University is a private, four-year institution of higher education located on a historic hilltop in Barbour County in Philippi, West Virginia. Since its founding in 1871, AB has been a leader and innovator in higher education, with accolades in the health and natural sciences.
The mission of AB is to provide students with the highest quality education, striving to prepare students to succeed in their chosen disciplines and to fulfill their roles in a diverse society as well-rounded and responsible citizens.