Yuvabharathi Public School Participated in World Robotic Olympiad 2013

Yuvabharathi Public School is very proud to be a part of World Robotic Olympiad (WRO) which was held at Jakarta, Indonesia between 15th and 17th November 2013.

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (I-Newswire) December 27, 2013 - Yuvabharathi Public School is very proud to be a part of World Robotic Olympiad (WRO) which was held at Jakarta, Indonesia between 15th and 17th November 2013. The WRO is the largest annual robotics competition that challenges students in different levels and multiple curriculum-relevant subjects. It aims to boost skills for surviving the 21st century, while promoting human values like teamwork, innovation, creativity and problem solving. Through this event, participants are enriched not only with technical skills but also have the opportunity to learn about different cultures, exchange ideas and meet new friends.

Initially a team of three students S.Dhiran, C.Dheekshana and R.Sanjesh from Yuvabharathi Public School have won the first prize in the preliminary event "Indian Robot Olympiad", the finals of which was held at New Delhi on 15th September 2013 with a model of robot on the theme - "Conservation of Western Ghats" that would aid in forest conservation, preserve nature and save environment.
Yuvabharathi Public School students took the guidance and advice from the former Indian President Dr.A.P.J. Abdul Kalam before participating in World Robotic Olympiad 2013. Adding up to a total of more than 1200 participants, 392 teams at various levels from 37 different countries have participated in this mega event. There were four different categories, Open category, Regular category, Gen II Football and College Category. Yuvabharathi Public School participated in the Open Category and has secured the 17th position out of 97 competing teams in this category.

Yuvabharathi Public School's theme was "Saving India's Western Ghats through Green Robulation". The project was entitled "Project Forest Loon" which is a development and a protection project. The ultimate aim of this project is to spread awareness about the conservation of a World heritage site, one of the "Hottest hotspots" of biological diversity of the world, the Western Ghats. The three students have initiated the "Green Robolution" which is a very effective venture that helps in afforestation and protecting the wildlife of the Western Ghats from poachers and hunters with the help of a robot.

The students have designed this robot that helps preserve the forests and restore the Western Ghats. The real challenge was students had to build the robot and program it in the competition area within a limited time which is two and half hours. The robot is mobile-operated and GPS controlled.

This is a fantastic achievement and Yuvabharathi Public School is very proud of this team who took part in this most coveted event for Robotics. This provided an opportunity to display that Yuvabharathi Public School is not only a highly accredited CBSE School in India, but it is also global in its outreach and innovative in its teaching methodologies.

Participating in such global competitions gives Yuvabharathi Public School students a chance to enhance their skills and capabilities, as well as keep pace with the latest trends in robotics programming. Besides, this participation has given the students the ideal opportunity to gain self-confidence and complete projects that support their academic success. It was truly a great experience for them. They learnt to work as a team, make quick decisions, meet new people from various parts of the world with different cultures and got a chance to see different robots made by professionals and other contestants.

Read the article featured in popular newspaper here - http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/short-takes/article5169420.ece.

For more information, please visit - http://www.yuvabharathi.in/press-release.html.

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