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  • Students participate in school, community, church based teams of 10 max. Tasks include mechanical design, programming, project research, and presentation skills in a high stress environment. Coaches receive professional development from GRASP. Philly teams receive funding and additional support from GRASP. GRASP sponsors 24 Philadelphia public school teams and manages an Americorps VISTA to support these school.

  • ORGANIZATION/PROGRAM

    Organization Name: GRASP Laboratory - University of Pennsylvania
    Organization Street Address: 3330 Walnut Street
    Organization City, State, Zip: Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Organization Phone Number: 2157468126
    Short Description of Organization:

    The General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception (GRASP) Laboratory is an interdisciplinary academic and research center within the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. Founded in 1979, the GRASP Lab is a premier robotics incubator that fosters collaboration between students, research staff and faculty focusing on fundamental research in vision, perception, control systems, automation, and machine learning.

    Program Street Address: 3330 Walnut St
    Philadelphia
    Pennsylvania
    19104
    Program Phone Number: 215-746-8126
    Which one best describes your organization?: Non-Profit
    Which one best describes your program?: Outreach - mobile (you travel to groups of students)
    Is your program delivered in collaboration with external partners?: No
    Accepting Mentors: Is your program currently accepting mentors?

    CONTENT

    Is STEM the "core" of your program?: Yes
    Which type of STEM programming do you offer? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Engineering
    • Robotics
    Which other activities does your STEM program include? (choose All that apply): Project-Based Learning
    Does your program use volunteer STEM mentors?: Yes

    LOCATION AND SHARING

    Where is your STEM program offered? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Center City
    • South Philadelphia
    • Southwest Philadelphia
    • West Philadelphia
    • Lower North Philadelphia
    • Bridesburg-Kensington-Richmond
    • Roxborough-Manayunk
    • Germantown-Chestnut Hill
    • Olney-Oak Lane
    • Near Northeast Philadelphia
    • Far Northeast Philadelphia
    • Other
    If you chose "other" for the question above then tell us where your program is offered.:

    Includes 5 county regions around Philadelphia

    When does your STEM program take place? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Fall
    • Winter
    • After school
    • Weekend

    PARTICIPANTS

    How many children does your program serve each year? Numbers can be estimates.: 1001-2000 individuals
    How many hours/week does each child participate? Numbers can be estimates, and can be specific to a season or semester.: Between 2 and 5 hours per week
    Which ages/grades does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • 3rd - 6th grade
    • 7th - 8th grade
    Which gender(s) does your STEM program serve? (choose ALL that apply):
    • Girls
    • Boys
    • Transgender and Gender Non Conforming
    Which ethnic/racial populations does your STEM program serve?:
    • African-American
    • Latino
    • Caucasian
    • Asian
    • Native American
    • Middle Eastern
    • Multi-Ethnic
    What percentage of your participants are eligible for free or reduced lunch? Percentages can be estimates.*: 26-50%
    Who can participate in your STEM program?: Groups only
    Can your STEM program accommodate youth with special needs?: Do not know

    FEE/FEE STRUCTURE

    Do participants need to pay for your STEM program?: Yes
    If participants need to pay for your STEM program, are scholarships available?: Yes
    Is transportation to and from your program provided?: Other

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