Cougar Class #5

Cougar Class #5

The final Cougar Class took place on December 14th, 2016. As students entered the classroom, Michael Leicht started his presentation about the importance of responsibility, and sharing personal anecdotes to entertain and educate the students. At the end of the presentation, all the students learned an important lesson: one should always take responsibility for his […]

Cougar Class #4

Cougar Class #4

Mrs. Leicht started the 4th Cougar Class by giving a presentation about mannerisms and etiquette. She educated students on skills such as placing utensils on the table or giving a proper handshake. After the presentation, the students were individually given a Lost at Sea ranking chart, on which the students were given the challenge of […]

Cougar Class #3

Cougar Class #3

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Cougar Class #3 In the third cougar class, the students focused on critical thinking.  First, the team was introduced with the metaphor of a body to illustrate a robot.  The controls were the brain; the blood was the electrical system, and the skeleton was the frame.  By comparing a […]

Cougar Class #2

Cougar Class #2

FIRST Team 1403 Cougar Robotics Newsletter Cougar Class #2 The second Cougar Class focused on the design of the robot. It started off with Michael Leicht giving a presentation, talking about the factors that have to be considered when designing a robot. This included being able to identify the different forces acting on an object, […]