Robotics team opening its shop to the public

The public is invited to see what the Edina High School robotics team has been working on.

The Edina Robotics FIRST Team 1816, named The Green Machine, is holding SPARK Day – Sponsor and Public Appreciate, Recognition and Kudos. The day is noon-2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 26, at Edina High School, 6754 Valley View Road.

A welcome table will be set up in the Edina Performing Arts Center lobby at the high school. Team ambassadors will set up visitors with a treat, a beverage and a tour guide. The team will demonstrate building, designing on computer-aided design, programming and more. “Zed,” the team’s 2013 robot-in-progress will be featured, as well as its 2012 robot “Zephyr.”

Info: contact@edinarobotics.com.

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