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Centre holds an out of this world competition


By David Porter

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As part of the Science and Technology Exhibition at the Garioch Heritage Centre organisers are offering young folk the chance to win prizes for inventing robots or inventing stories about robots.

The Garioch Heritage Centre is holding a robot competition.
The Garioch Heritage Centre is holding a robot competition.

There are two options for the competition for age groups up to seven, and seven upwards and two exciting robotic prizes up for grabs.

The competitions closes at 5pm on Thursday, November 19 and entries can be emailed to info@gariochheritage.co.uk with the subject Robot Competition, or dropped into the Centre.

Please include the name of the young person, their age, and a telephone number or email address on which you can be contacted.

The challenges - Challenge 1 – Design a robot, for young people up to seven years old.

Draw a robot you’d like to see in the future for a chance to win a fantastic prize.

Your robot could do any task or job you can think of – the only limit is your imagination!

When you are drawing your robot idea, think about what it can do, who might use it, how it will behave, and what special parts it will need.

Challenge 2 – Once upon a robot for young people over seven years old.

Do you have the creativity to write a great robot story?

Write an exciting short stories featuring robots for a chance to win a fantastic prize.

This is a chance to show off your creativity and take the readers on an adventure into the world of robotics and intelligent machines.

You’ll need to use your imagination to create believable characters and a compelling plot.

Your short story can feature any kind of robot you can dream up, and could take place on Earth, in space or even on another planet!.



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