Sumo Robots duel for Grand Prize

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Our HS robotics students were tasked with designing sumo robots that would literally battle for a grand prize. Students used a programming flowchart to base their designs off and kept an engineering journal to report their attempts and progress. 

I think our sturdy design and 3:1 gear ratio made us successful against the other robots. We focused heavily on our design, constantly making improvements and remaining with a very short but efficient and functioning code.

Aleks, student

It’s very powerful gear ratio made the robot very strong in head to head battles. It also didn’t have any over-complicated gadgets or code that could potentially fail.

Todd, student

We focused on making a very robust and well-programmed robot, and in that we succeeded. This meant that in battle, it would be very reliable, but would also be much smarter than other robots, as it is able to switch between more than the two required states.

Eskil, student

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American School of The Hague

American School of The Hague

American School of The Hague (ASH) is an international school located in Wassenaar, the Netherlands. In a safe and welcoming environment, we guide the learning of our students, ranging between 3 to 18 years old, who represent up to 80 nationalities, with 28 percent American and 15 percent Dutch nationals.