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Robotics program inspires kids to learn about Science, give back to community

The FIRST Robotics program is one that inspires students to learn about Science while giving back to their community.

“FIRST” stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.”

A FIRST team #2655, or as they call themselves, The Flying Platypi, stopped by FOX8 Monday morning to show off their robotic skills.

The group from Colfax brought along a robot they built in just six weeks.

FIRST Robotics promotes STEM, which stands for Science, Technology, Electrical and Mathematics in education.

For more information, visit their website.

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