Science Metropolis in Union Station is about to have a grand opening for its newest exhibit, which was designed by college students. The Raytown Problem Gifted Program, consisting of over 40 college students, gained the grand prize within the Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains competitors in March 2022. Their proposal for a robotics-themed exhibit earned them $50,000 in grant cash and the prospect to collaborate with STEM professionals at Burns & McDonnell to deliver their concept to life as a $1 million exhibit at Science Metropolis.
The scholars, thrilled with their success, had the chance to fulfill with the builders and focus on their plans for the exhibit. In addition they engaged in varied actions and offered suggestions on what they needed to see and any enhancements that may very well be made. The exhibit, named “Riveting Robots,” could have the scholars’ faculty identify on it, a supply of pleasure for them.
Science Metropolis workers shared that the Riveting Robotics house might be a novel addition to Kansas Metropolis. The exhibit consists of eight items, together with Robothespian, Gripper Show, Mission: Code, I-Sight, Race a Robotic, Co-Operation, Construct a Bot, and Lace ‘Em Up. Greater than half of the 92,000 sq. foot house at Science Metropolis was created by way of the Battle of the Brains competitors, which has seen over 6,400 pupil contributors since its inception in 2011.
The grand opening of the exhibit marks an thrilling milestone for Science Metropolis and the gifted college students who contributed their concepts and efforts to make it a actuality.