The owner of a factory has two expensive robots to automate a manufacturing process. Use the topological concept of a configuration space to coordinate their actions and maximize their efficiency on the manufacturing floor.
The connected machine is a single function that takes an input, runs it through the network inside and produces an output. You control a network of function machines along with the input and the operation performed by each machine to solve problems.
As the pollster for candidate Higgins, you need to know how she is faring with different groups. Read her political profile, view the demographic profile of the city, decide on the groups to poll, review the results and learn about random sampling.
It’s make or break time at the end of the campaign so you must read Ms. Higgins’ political profile, view the demographic profile of the city and decide how many people to poll out of the entire voting age population of 16,000 to get accurate results.
This timeline provides insight into the long history of struggle of the black population of South Africa. Follow the centuries of European wars and colonial rule and the policies that led to apartheid.
History, Social Studies and History, World History
Test your detective skills when you read three random documents. You will have three minutes to read each document, answer two questions about the region, two questions about the time period and three questions about the document.
Contestants in grades 1-8 will listen to three stories, one at a time, and then spell words from each story. Students in high school will listen to separate sentences and then spell the words from each sentence.
Language Arts, Literature, Reading, Revision/Editing, Writing
When the light of a star passes through a spectrograph, elements of that star reveal a specific signature. Compare the spectra of four elements and a star to identify which elements you can detect in the star's atmospere.