• New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • Junior Roboticists Take on a Food Challenge

    This March, 17 middle-school teams descended on the Academy for the 2nd Annual FIRST LEGO League Robotics Scrimmage. Find out what went down this year, as teams turned their sights to food safety.

    For more information on the FIRST LEGO League Food Factor Challenge click here.

    This podcast is co-sponsored by Science & the City and the Sackler Institute for Nutrition Science.

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