MakeX is a robotics competition platform that promotes multidisciplinary learning within the fields of science and technology. It aims at building a world where STEAM education is highly appreciated and where young people are passionate about innovation by engaging them in exciting Robotics Competition, STEAM Carnival, etc.
As the core activity of MakeX, the namesake MakeX Robotics Competition provides exciting, challenging and high-level competitions in the spirit of creativity, teamwork, fun and sharing. It is committed to inspiring young people to learn Science (S), Technology (T), Engineering (E), Art (A) and Mathematics (M) and apply such knowledge in solving real-world problems.
MakeX Robotics Competition — Blue Planet
The competition programs for MakeX Robotics Competition include: MakeX Starter (“MX-S”), MakeX Challenge (“MX-C”), and MakeX Premier (“MX-P”). MakeX Starter is mainly positioned as a competition program at the novice stage, suitable for robot beginners, with a low degree of difficulty. The theme of MakeX Starter in 2018 is Blue planet.
Participants in Blue planet competition are entry-level robot players in primary and secondary schools. By modifying and programming mBot, contestants can work alone or collaborate with alliance teammates to complete specific tasks in the competition. Blue Planet is a competition event which gets the inspiration from the environmental protection, and it mainly testing the contestants’ abilities in programming, logical thinking and resilience.
The arena for Blue Planet in 2018 MakeX Robotics Competition is shown below.