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April 24, 2020 - February 1, 2021

The Short Circuits

FTC Robotics Team

We advocate for education and STEM access for all, by spreading knowledge about science, engineering and robotics; working with developing communities to make sure that education is a priority; and taking the opportunity to recognize ourselves as citizens of the world so as to inspire future generations.

Points Total

  • 35 Today
  • 185 This Week
  • 34,947 Total

Team Impact

  • up to
    7
    advocacy actions
    completed
  • up to
    2,911
    pounds of CO2
    have been saved
  • up to
    1
    documentaries
    watched
  • up to
    1
    donations
    made
  • up to
    23,123
    minutes
    spent exercising
  • up to
    318
    conversations
    with people
  • up to
    1,330
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    2,428
    meatless or vegan meals
    consumed
  • up to
    30
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    1,357
    plastic containers
    not sent to the landfill
  • up to
    5
    trees
    planted

Team Feed

Recent updates from this team
  • January 3 at 9:26 AM
    Currently, I would say that the most pressing issue for female and LGBTQ+ people in the community is getting the proper hygiene products they require. Especially in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people do not have access to and are therefore lacking basic resources such as toilet paper, menstrual products, etc.. I am involved in the...
  • December 27 at 5:28 AM
    I do not recall particularly supporting women-owned businesses in the past, however I aim to do so in the future. I was looking through a list of some women-owned businesses, and I found the food category especially interesting. A lot of women, it seems, own vegan food/bakery businesses, and since I am vegan, I would like to try food from some...
  • December 27 at 5:11 AM
    A carbon footprint calculator has calculated that the average footprint within my household is 6.69 tons of CO2e every year. The average U.S. household has an average of 4.00 tons of CO2e per year. I was surprised by this; I think I expected a higher average footprint within the U.S. households, and also a slightly lower average within my...
  • December 14 at 6:31 AM
    Especially during the pandemic, we must all become aware of all the actions we can perform to positively impact our environment. Drawdown Ecochallenge is a great platform to get started, and it really helped me personally by enforcing certain habits when it comes to reducing my carbon footprint. Although I might not check in on the website...
  • November 26 at 10:06 AM
    happy thanksgiving! :))))
  • November 25 at 7:30 AM
    I can try replacing products that I would usually buy from stores that use a lot of plastic packaging, with household remedies. One example is that many people buy sprays packaged in plastic bottles that are used to remove burn marks or water marks on the inside of their pots. One alternative to this is to fill the pot up with hot water and...

18 Team Members

Recently active team members
  • January 22, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 1/22/21
    + 5
  • January 19, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 1/19/21
    + 5
  • January 16, 2021
    Completed One Daily Action on 1/16/21
    + 5
  • January 1, 2021
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 1/01/21
    + 5
  • December 7, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/07/20
    + 5
  • December 1, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 12/01/20
    + 5
  • November 19, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 11/19/20
    + 5
  • November 12, 2020
    Completed One Daily Action on 11/12/20
    + 5
  • October 16, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/16/20
    + 5
  • October 13, 2020
    Completed More Than One Daily Action on 10/13/20
    + 5

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