Lunch & Learn: FIRST Robotics: The Biggest Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

Lunch & Learn: FIRST Robotics: The Biggest Thing You’ve Never Heard Of

The Combustible Lemons are a FIRST Robotics team from Moorestown High School.  Now in its 4th year, the team is tasked each year with building a robot against specific criteria to compete in tournaments against other teams around the world.  Since their conception, the Lemons have successfully qualified for district championships in each of their 3 years and have consistently won the Imagery Award for team and robot aesthetics in at least one tournament each year.   With almost 60 students in grades 9-12, the team is broken up into mechanical, electrical, and software build teams, along with project management, business, marketing, and outreach departments.  Like all FRC Teams, the Combustible Lemons are actively involved with their local community, hosting STEM-inspired events for children in the area.  They are actively supported by a number of local engineering companies such as Lockheed Martin, OPEX Corporation, and ASRC Federal Mission Solutions, with

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Lunch & Learn: Nonfiction Writing: Tools of the Trade

Lunch & Learn: Nonfiction Writing: Tools of the Trade

THE TOOLS OF THE TRADE A DISCUSSION IN WRITING NONFICTION With Steven Darian Whether you’re interested in doing a memoir or a travel book, a popular history of hockey or the secrets of Polynesian cooking––this one hour workshop will introduce techniques you need… to shoot for a tradebook on the New York Times bestseller list, or an article on spec for The New Yorker.   What Tools is About Whether you’re doing a scholarly work or a textbook, shooting for a trade book on the New York Times bestseller list or an article in The Atlantic–it’s the same challenge: writing well. Really well. No matter what you have to say, good writing helps you get there. Tools of the Trade focuses on the four keys to writing good nonfiction: heightening the reader’s interest; increasing their understanding & remembering. And developing the relationship––while avoiding the no-no’s The techniques in the book

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