The first Battlebots tournament of the Northbridge International School Cambodia Robotics League took place during recess on Wednesday 27 March.
A huge audience turned up to cheer on the contenders, and the tournament ended in an historic draw with Razortronics and Defender of the East & West named joint winners.
The final bout, a best of five rounds, started with Defender winning two quick rounds and getting out to a 2-0 lead. A few tied rounds followed before Razortronics hit back with two wins of its own.
With each robot holding two wins, the championship was in sudden death mode. An unprecedented series of five-straight tied games lead officials to declare a tied championship.
Well done to Grade 4 students for their hard work and creativity in designing well-functioning robots with rich identities. The NISC Robotics League will be back soon with more gear-crunching action
Digital math platforms, sometimes known as math apps, have become increasingly common in recent years, including at Northbridge International School Cambodia. These platforms, which offer an online space for children to learn and practice mathematical concepts and skills, became ubiquitous in education due to the period of global school closures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
There is an increasing focus on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) education in school curriculums all over the world, and NISC is no exception.