Time of the robots and sustainable development
In the EXPO Congress Center, Astana ended national competitions in robotics under the auspices of World Robot Olympiad.
The National Championship is the qualifying round of the international stage in WRO, which is annually held by Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools. Since 2014, the national coordinator of World Robot Olympiad in Kazakhstan is Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools AEO.
More than three hundred schoolchildren from all regions of the country took part in the championship of Kazakhstan. Competitions are held on three categories: "Basic", "Open" and "Robot Football". The main theme of 2017 is consonant with EXPO – "Sustainable Development".
At the opening ceremony of the national championship young talents were welcomed by the Minister of Education and Science Yerlan Sagadiyev, the Chairperson of the Board of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools AEO, Kulyash Shamshidinova and the representative of LEGO Education in the CIS Yuri Virich.
Out of 300 participants, more than 200 delegates study in Intellectual schools. The largest delegation was represented by Almaty, 30 students came from the southern capital.
The Lego Education prize for the creative project was given to the team "Fluffy Puppies" by students of the Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics in Almaty Anel Karimgali and Dinmukhamad Bekzhan.
The real sensation was made by students of Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Physics and Mathematics in Uralsk - five prizes, including first four places. Among them, the only girl's winning team is "Mad and Dana".
From among the winners, a national team will be formed. They will get permit for the international Olympiad WRO-2017 (November 10-12, 2017, Costa Rica).