Blog Posts

Top tips for planning a STEM summer camp

Posted by Admin on May 16, 2017
Summer camp has been part of young peoples’ lives for decades, where they create memories, build camaraderie, and learn skills that they carry with them for life. But today, summer camp doesn’t have to be about camping as there are many different camps available – and STEM-focused camps continue to gain popularity!

While STEM camps have amazing learning potential and can broaden students’ horizons, they must be fun and engaging to compete with carefree fun and play in the sunshine. 
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Topics: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, Camps

Hold a classroom sized tractor pull

Posted by Melissa Karsten on March 01, 2017

Ear protection is usually a must for most tractor pulls, but not long ago Pitsco changed that with the release of a classroom sized version, the Sled Pull Challenge Kit.

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Topics: IN THE CLASSROOM, Middle School, High School, BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, Competitions, Camps

Build up your TETRIX® MAX stock with new packs

Posted by Admin on October 28, 2016

Planning your robotics stock can be difficult – especially for open-ended classroom challenges or building for competition. You might not need another full set, but buying items piece by piece can be downright annoying.

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Topics: BEYOND THE CLASSROOM, Competitions, IDEAS & INSPIRATION, ROBOTICS, Camps