“The activity, promoted by the Cabildo, the Canary Islands Agency for Innovation and the municipalities of both municipalities, will take place on December 28 and January 4 at the fairgrounds and the Agromercado, respectively.”
Boys and girls from La Palma between 5 and 14 years old will become “engineers and architects of a smart city thanks to a set of robotics and constructive creativity workshops to be held on December 28 and January 4 in the municipalities of El Paso and Breña Alta, respectively,” according to a press release from the Cabildo. “The challenge,” it adds, “will be to build these cities with more than 25,000 Lego pieces in which, along with robots, participants will have to overcome different challenges.
The activity, which will take place at the fairgrounds Pasense and Agromercado del Parque de Los Alamos, is part of the scientific Christmas program, an initiative of the Ministry of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge of the Government of the Canary Islands, through the Canary Islands Agency for Research, Innovation and Information Society (ACIISI) that seeks to bring science is its various fields to young people of different ages. This project is also promoted by the Cabildo Insular de La Palma, from the area of New Technologies directed by Jorge González, and has the collaboration of the town councils of El Paso and Breña Alta.
The city built in Breña Alta will be on display from January 5 until the 12th, and can be visited by those who come to the Agromercado del Parque de Los Álamos. Places to participate in these workshops, which will be held from 9:30 to 14:00 hours, are limited. Registrations should be made by calling 620 599 073 and / or 622 395 100.