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Back By Popular Demand! MoonBots 2.0

13 May 2011, 20:30 UTC
Back By Popular Demand! MoonBots 2.0
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Yes, its back. The second annual MoonBots: A Google Lunar X PRIZE LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Challenge is now accepting team registrations. Check out the promotional video for this year's contest.Registration and Phase One: May,9- June 13Teams submit a wirtten robot proposal that documents why their robot should get funded. Teams also submit a video that describes their interest in space exploration, the Google Lunar X PRIZE and their passion for STEM education. (Judges will select 20 Teams to move on to Phase Two.)Phase Two: June 27-August 15Teams are given a LEGO MINDSTORMS set and MoonBots Challenge Field. Teams will digitally design their robot and blog about their experience. Teams will also complete a STEM outreach project around the topic of space exploration. A live, online video demonstration caps the team's experience.All Phase One and Phase Two teams will receive cool prizes, with the top being a VIP trip to the grand opening of LEGOLand in FloridaPlease help spread the word!

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