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First Prize Awarded to Rolling Robots team!

Kids win First Place at the 2013 littleBits Global Makeathon

PRLog - Oct. 4, 2013 - GLENDALE, Calif. -- littleBits announced the Rolling Robots team as the First Prize winners of the 2013 Global Makeathon at Maker Faire New York on Saturday, Sept. 21st, 2013. There were 17 cities and over 60 projects submitted in the competition held on Sept. 14th, 2013. The Rolling Robots team - August, 8, Jack, 10, Dorothy, 11, and Josef, 11, joined other participants in a Google+ Hangout to discuss and showcase their projects. The project theme, “bring your city to life,” inspired the Rolling Robots team to create Project “Hollywood” to represent the city of Los Angeles.

For more information on littleBits Global Makeathon winners and Project “Hollywood,” please visit: http://littlebits.cc/littlebits-global-makeathon-winners (http://littlebits.cc/littlebits-global-makeathon-winners) and http://littlebits.com/projects/hollywood--2

About littleBits

littleBits is a New York based company founded in 2008 by Ayah Bdeir, alum of the MIT Media Lab. The company is based on STEAM curriculum concepts and was developed as an open source library of easy-to-use electronics for kids and inspires innovation, open-ended problem solving, and hands-on interactivity with open hardware. For more information on littleBits, please visit: http://www.littlebits.com/

About Rolling Robots

Rolling Robots, a Los Angeles company, is a kids tech workshop founded by Dr. George Kirkman and Bing Jiang, two long-time aerospace engineers. Equipped with the latest cutting edge tech tools from multi-server humanoids to 3D printers, kids at Rolling Robots have the opportunity to transform the ideas of their imagination into reality through STEM-based engineering, programming, and robotics birthday parties, workshops, and summer camps.

The high tech and friendly environment encourages kids to explore, experiment, and excel with technology and to apply the learned knowledge through the completion of projects and participation in competitions. For more information, please visit: http://www.rollingrobots.com


If you would like more information on this topic, or to schedule an interview with the owner, Dr. George Kirkman, please call Alix Lopez at (818) 241-2308 or e-mail Alix at alix@rollingrobots.com

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