The theme of this year's Open Category challenge for elementary school students of the 1st ROES Educational Robotics Competition is "From Archimedes to DaVinci".
The pupils who will compete will have to present a project with automation, which will relate to the theme of the competition "From Archimedes to DaVinci".
Archimedes. The mathematician, philosopher, physicist and engineer Archimedes was one of the greatest geniuses known to mankind. Archimedes (3rd century BC) the greatest scientist of all time except for the treatises he bequeathed to ancient world culture in the fields of Mathematics and Geometry, Physics and Astronomy, Engineering and Hydraulics, Architecture and Shipbuilding, etc. invented a number of inventions, some of which are still in use. Others of these, cause surprise and admiration, while there are some that have been attributed to him by the later "honor" or belong to the field of legend and imagination. The hydraulic screw, the Roman scale, the famous percussion hydraulic clock, the astronomical planetarium, the mighty winch, the construction of the giant «Syracuse» and the terrible siege engines are just some of his incredible achievements. Archimedes is said to have made the following suggestion on the lever: "Give me a place to stand and I will move even the entire Earth."
Leonardo di Sir Piero daVinci (15 April 1452 — May 2, 1519) more common as Leonardo da Vinci or simply Leonardo, he was an Italian renaissance polymath and the fields that interested him included invention, painting, sculpture, architecture, science, music, mathematics, engineering, literature, anatomy, geology, astronomy, botany, writing, history, and cartography. He was often called the father of paleontology, tracing and architecture. He is widely considered one of the best painters of all time.