The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the Arab American University hosted the 12th National Educational Robotics Competition in Palestine “First Lego League”, entitle “The Water Journey” organized by Thought Foundation in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education and with the participation of the public and private schools teams from Tulkarem, Qalqiliya, Nablus, Southern-Nablus, Qabatiya, Jenin and Tubas.
The First Lego Robotics Competition is one of the most exciting and fast-paced competitions. It’s a combination of education and creativity on one hand and fun and entertainment on the other. It is for the age group of 9-16 years of school students, each team consists of 2-10 students in addition to their coach and supervisor.
Arab American University hosted the International Robotics Competition organized by Fikr Organization, in which more than 200 students participated from 22 schools from Jenin, Qabatiya, Tubas, Jericho, Tulkarem, Qalqiliya, Salfit and Nablus.
Fikr Organization General Manager and the International Robotics Competition representative in Palestine Mohanad Omarieh thanked the University for hosting the competition for the second year in a row, wishing that participating students take advantage of their achievements in scientific and practical life, their strategic plan, and relations surrounding them and contribute to raise Palestine’s name high.