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A LEGO Robotics Team Gets An Up-Close Look at the Washington Park Reservoir Improvement Project

6th graders standing at construction site

Somewhere in Southwest Portland, a LEGO robotics team is getting ready for their second-ever LEGO competition.

Using state-of-the-art Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robotics, team Redstone Robotics Incorporated brings together a group of 6th graders to work on robotics challenges and participate in competitions. This year's challenge is hydro dynamics, where the goal is to learn about all-things water – how water is found, transported, used, and disposed of. So when Scott, the team coach, saw the Water Bureau's announcement for a tour of the Washington Park Reservoir Improvement project, he knew his team had to join in.

Read about the Redstone Robitics tour to find out what they learned, including a few fun facts about the construction project.

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