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PHOTOS: Philly-area schools' science geniuses release the robots

The annual FIRST Robotics Competition at the Comcast Center saw machinery by high school students.
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    One group showed off their lifting robot at the Comcast Center on June 15.

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    Catherine Oberholzer, 17, from Bishop McDevitt high schools "E=MCd" team makes an |Charles Mostoller

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    Alex Wilson, 17, from Bishop McDevitt high schools "E=MCd" team, makes an adjustme|Charles Mostoller

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    Alex Wilson, 17, from Bishop McDevitt high schools "E=MCd" team makes an adjustmen|Charles Mostoller

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    Comcast VP David Cohen speaks with students at a demonstration of high school stud|Charles Mostoller

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    Comcast VP David Cohen drives a robot with students at a demonstration of high sch|Charles Mostoller

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    A student from Wissahickon High School at a demonstration of high school student g|Charles Mostoller

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    Robots stack containers at a demonstration of high school student groups' robot pr|Charles Mostoller

Students from eight Philly-area high schools showed off their robotics chops on Monday at the Comcast Center.

Fifty local students includingFIRST(For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology)Robotics team members from Bishop McDevitt High School’s E=mC D , St. Hubert All-Girls High School’s BambieBotz,Wissahickon High School’s Miss Daisy andCentralHigh School’s RoboLancers displayedtheir robot designs and discussed their creations.

Comcast sponsored the event.

 

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