2018 Middle School Zero Robotics Application - Massachusetts
ZR Program Description
Zero Robotics is a 5-week program in which middle school students (rising 6th graders through rising 9th graders) learn to program a satellite on the International Space Station as part of a national coding competition. This program is FREE of charge and all educators & mentors receive free training and free ongoing technical assistance from MIT. All you need to do to get started is (1) register your school/program/team with the Innovation Learning Center by completing this application, (2) identify a mentor or OST summer STEM educator that will engage and inspire kids from your community, (3) create a team of 10-20 students and (4) create accounts on
and start writing code for the International Space Station!
ZR Program Dates
Massachusetts will be participating in Session II of ZR - the program will run from July 9th - August 10th 2018. Your school/program has flexibility in terms of when and how you meet but it is suggested that you aim for 15hrs/week to ensure students are getting the best experience possible. For more information on schedule times as well as Field Day and Finals Date, please visit the ZR website:
or contact us at Katie@MassILC.com or ZeroRobotics@MIT.edu
Completed Applications & Notification Process
COMPLETED Organizational APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED no later than Friday April 13, 2018.
You are encourage to enroll early - programs and schools will be accepted on a rolling basis.
You will receive a confirmation from Katie Magrane, the International Program Manager for Zero Robotics.
For questions or additional information, please contact Katie at either Katie@MassILC.com or ZeroRobotics@MIT.edu
Part I: Organizational Information
Organization Information and Community Demographics
Email (of person completing this form)
Name of ZR Project Coordinator (if 'to be determined', please indicate TBD)
Email of ZR Project Coordinator (if 'to be determined', please indicate TBD)
School Principal or Organization Executive Director
Email of School Principal or Organization Executive Director
Please select ALL that apply:
21st Century Community Learning Center
DEEC Licensed OST Program
DEEC License-Exempt OST Program
Summer Only Program
Title I School
Girls Collaborative Affiliate
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