We recommend teams of around 12 students, although we have teams ranging from 4-20.
Your math, science, or computer science teacher may be willing to sponsor your team. They can be as involved as they want, but a teacher must be registered as a sponsor.
Fill out the application here. Please fill it out by the end of November.
Because of the large interest in PiE, we unfortunately cannot support every team that applies. Selection is based largely on accessibility (we need to be able to send mentors to your school every week) and the passion of your team as demonstrated in the application. Good luck!
Successful teams should fulfill these basic requirements. Your team must:
Building robots is no walk in the park, and it takes much longer than you think to get things working! Our most successful teams often meet 15 hours or more per week.
Dates for these events are listed below.
It is important for us to know how you’re doing. Plus, good engineers always document their work.
We send out weekly updates with important information over email. You will also need a computer to be able to program your robot.
Here are some resources to help you get a team together:
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