Girls Embrace Robotics at Queensland School

Merrimac State High School in Queensland, Australia has an increasing number of girls taking up robotics classes—now up to 40% of the class. One STEAM teacher notes that the past 13 years he has been teaching, “the girls have been top students 10 out of 13 times.” Now, the dedicated high schooler robotic students are running a mentoring program at the primary schools, and teacher Daniel Ricardo sees more girls participating than boys. In October, the students are going to Tokyo to defend their World Summit title. 


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