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Burns students solve world's problems


December 6, 2018

ZACH SPADT/Pine Bluffs Post

Philip Horton works on a robot Tuesday at Burns High School as a part of the LEGO FIRST Robotics program.

nts were recognized last weekend for their work planning space exploration.

And they did it in the most unlikely of ways - LEGO Robots.

FIRST LEGO League challenges students in the fourth through eighth grades to research real-world problems and develop a solution.

As a part of that process, they must design, build and program a robot using Lego software and then compete on a table-top playing field, according to the organization's website.

This year's topic was "Into Orbit."

The Burns students are divided into two groups based on age, said program advisor Kathleen Horton.

Both groups...

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