Based out of Mishicot High School, STEMpunk strives to integrate the common goal of building a functioning robot with strong teamwork to advance students knowledge in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math and have fun doing it!



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F.I.R.S.T. Robotics Team STEMpunk #4531!

MANDATORY TRAVEL MEETING

Tuesday April 8th in the Mishicot High School Library 6pm - 7pm

A mandatory travel meeting for anyone traveling to St. Louis will be held in the Mishicot High School Library from 6pm - 7pm. Team members MUST ATTEND with at least 1 parent or guardian to fill out travel papers for St. Louis. A notary will be present at the meeting.


Robot is ready to ship!

While the robot is crated up and ready for FedEx to pickup (Special thank you to Mr. and Mrs. Klein for their artistic touch, decorating the shipping crate), there is a lot of work to do before St. Louis! Here is a list of what needs to be accomplished at our Saturday Meeting:

- Finish Pit Towers & Disassemble for painting (John/Jade/Alyson)
-Design Faster Gathering Arms (Nick/Demsien/Nate)
-Better ball control for Nemo (Gabe/Sean/Uriah)
-Mecanum Drive Base (Quinten/Ian/Pork)
-Bolt Toolboxes together & Install shelving for part bins (Chicken)
-Peer awards design (Jade)
-Make more buttons! (Everyone)


Planning for St. Louis

An initial list of what needs to be worked on for St. Louis! View/download it here!


Congratulations team on winning the Imagery Award at the Wisconsin Regional in Milwaukee!

The Imagery Award is presented in honor of Jack Kamen, Dean's father, for his dedication to art and illustration and his devotion to FIRST. This award celebrates attractiveness in engineering and outstanding visual aesthetic integration of machine and team appearance.


Match 64 of Northern Lights Regional, Duluth MN


View Natalie Zaman's Blog entry "STEAMPUNK ROBOTS"

Bringing back some memories of the 2013 World Championships


Northern Lights Regional in Duluth a Success!

Congratulations STEMpunk #4531 for receiving the Engineering Inspiration Award for "outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within our school/community."

View our Math Proof for ideal angle of attack and shot velocity here!


Tuesday February 18th

The build season is now over. If anyone else is going through withdrawal we are meeting Saturday from 9am - 5pm to make a plan of action for the Northstar Regional in Duluth!


3 Iterations of "Nemo's Flipper" Our Throwing Mechanism


Build Season Week 5 Update


Build Season Week 4 Update


Build Season Week 3 Update


Build Season Week 2 Update


Build Season Week 1 Update


Kickoff and Brainstorming (Build Season Day 1 and 2) Recap


Kickoff January 4th at Kohler!

Find out what this year's challenge is. Be in your seats ready to go by 9am at Kohler Engines Plant 900 Highland Drive Kohler Wisconsin 53044. A map is available here.


Pre-Season Training January 2nd

We will be meeting at Mishicot High School at 5pm and car-pooling to Valders. Training starts at 5:30 and will include an overview of drivetrains and manipulators then breakout into sub-groups for individualized training.


Are you ready for ROBOFEST at the State Fairgrounds?

We will be leaving from Valders at 5:30am (be there by 5:15) and be competing with 14 teams from around the state!



Archived Entries


       

         

         

2014 Wisconsin Regional Imagery Award Recepient
2014 Northern Lights Regional Engineering Inspiration Award
2013 Wisconsin Regional Highest Rookie Seed award winner
2013 Wisconsin Regional Rookie All-Star award recepient