Science City in Union Station is set to have a grand opening for its most up-to-date exhibit, which was made by students. The Raytown Challenge Gifted System, consisting of more than 40 students, won the grand prize in the Burns & McDonnell Battle of the Brains competitors in March 2022. Their proposal for a robotics-themed exhibit earned them $50,000 in grant cash and the likelihood to collaborate with STEM specialists at Burns & McDonnell to bring their notion to life as a $1 million exhibit at Science City.
The students, thrilled with their achievement, had the chance to meet with the builders and talk about their plans for the exhibit. They also engaged in numerous activities and supplied feedback on what they wanted to see and any improvements that could be created. The exhibit, named “Riveting Robots,” will have the students’ college name on it, a supply of pride for them.
Science City employees shared that the Riveting Robotics space will be a distinctive addition to Kansas City. The exhibit consists of eight pieces, like Robothespian, Gripper Show, Mission: Code, I-Sight, Race a Robot, Co-Operation, Develop a Bot, and Lace ‘Em Up. Far more than half of the 92,000 square foot space at Science City was developed by means of the Battle of the Brains competitors, which has observed more than six,400 student participants considering that its inception in 2011.
The grand opening of the exhibit marks an thrilling milestone for Science City and the talented students who contributed their concepts and efforts to make it a reality.