(By Staff Reports/Chewelah Independent)
Jenkins students get their feet wet at Underwater Robotics Competition at Whitworth…
Chewelah students went to Whitworth University last month to test the might and the waterproofness of their robot creations as part of Jenkins Junior Senior High School robotics program, headed by Tim Slater.
Anytime students are introduced to something new, there’s going to be some natural apprehension,” Slater said. “They broke through that barrier pretty quick. Each kid on a team had a specific role, and I think that helped the overall process. Personally, I think our underwater robots are the easiest thing we’ve built since there are less moving parts and it’s a simple design with basic materials.” More