The students of IES Cardenal Cisneros Albox are already in South Africa to compete in the international tournament Robotics 'First LEGO League', a competition that moves more than 265.000 school worldwide and is present in more than 80 countries. Among them all, only a few have managed to qualify for the international finals in which young Albox meet your project 'SAM', which they earned them qualification for the tournament which takes place today and this week in the city of Johannesburg.
The project called Learning System by Muscles (SAM), It is based on teaching children and youth with special needs. The project developed by students of IES Cardenal Cisneros and manages to detect electrical impulses from muscles and convert them into movements clicks on computer. This was the project that served them albojenses students to be crowned provincial champions robotics tournament in Almeria and for classification in the national final of Tenerife for the tournament is held this week in South Africa.
Albox City Council has been one of the sponsors, among other companies and banks, He has financially helped ten young men and two teachers so that no one is excluded from this experience and so that everyone could be in the end South Africa. A few days before his departure, young people were visited by the mayor of Albox, Rogelio Mena, he witnessed one of his essays in the center accompanied by the Councilor for Education, Sonia Cerdán and the delegate of the Junta de Andalucía, Sonia Ferrer. The mayor of Albox wished luck to the students and teachers but "mostly to seize this unique experience to enhance their knowledge and as a personal experience that can hardly be repeated throughout their lives".
The Councilor for Education, Sonia Cerdán, It has valued "this is not the first time these young people give us a similar joy, as they have qualified several times for the national final. Now they face a greater challenge walking the name of our people worldwide. We are proud to be part of this team thanks to the contribution made by the City Council of Albox. An obligation within the commitment of this council to help our young people and that they develop activities related to research and innovation ". The albojense mayor wished them "good luck" on their trip but "no matter what happens in the competition all albojenses we feel very proud of what this center, these youth and teachers have achieved ".