West Michigan officials say robotics programs boost student engagement in engineering and science – as well as other skills.
Sarah Jespersen, Vered Heidenfeld and Ruby Taylor are sixth graders at C.A. Frost Environmental Science Academy. And right now, they’re introducing Carl.
"He’s our FTC robot."
"He has four motors, one controlling each wheel."
"And there’s two phones that talk to each other basically through WiFi direct, that tell him what to do basically. And it’s really cool because - I mean, they’re phones."