`Snow Problem’s “Week 1” Summary

Below is a quick summary of the content and videos we’ve put out so far and how they’re helpful to teams:

1. Ri3D 2015: Snow Problem “Week 1” grabber prototyping
Three members of our Mechanical team discuss the ups and downs of various forms of the grabber we’ve been prototyping:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jz4P45opHfM

2. Ri3D 2015: `Snow Problem’s Human player pool noodle scoring
This is a video of us demonstrating attempts to score a pool noodle as a human player from the inbounding station: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH0Gv2w8l0E&feature=youtu.be&a

3. `Snow Problem: Human player tote stacking
After seeing this thread on ChiefDelphi, we thought we could help the community by sliding totes through the inbounding station ourselves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h928WDUTPSA

4. Ri3D 2015: `Snow Problem’s First Impressions
Prior to analyzing the game, we talked out a few of our first thoughts on strategies we expect to see, what we expect from the game, and more! Check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_rXdnsZSyk

5. Ri3D 2015: Meet the `Snow Problem Leads: Evan Hochstein, Peter Irvine, Nick Aarestad, and Kate Azar
Meet a few members of `Snow Problem in our Meet the Team Videos. We liked them so much we’re going to make them for the rest of the team! Descriptions and links below —

Evan Hochstein: Team leader of Snow Problem, FIRST Senior Mentor for Minnesota, and head mentor of FRC team 2470, Evan Hochstein does it all! To find out more, check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tNG2b9pjTk

Peter Irvine: An alum of FRC team 2175 with an easygoing attitude, Peter is the head of `Snow Problem’s Mechanical efforts! Learn more at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Cqb9sQK5oE

Nick Aarestad: An alum of FRC team 2220, and known for his loves of both CAD and cookies, Nick is the head of CAD for Snow Problem: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-CGrr9KB6I

Kate Azar: An alum of FRC team 2177 and our Social Media Guru, Kate likes wiring, too. Check it out at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zae2V6ZF1zI

Remember to check out the Resources Page on our website! As well as our GrabCAD Page where you can view the current status of our virtual robot.

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