RiSE 2012

RiSE 2012 events were held at Tamale,Kumasi, Accra and Cape Coast, it was a celebration of Science, Technology and Teamwork. In Tamale from the 4th to 5th of October at the Northern Regional Library,with ten senior high schools from the Northern, Upper East and Upper West regions participating. The second event was held at Prempeh College in Kumasi from October 8th to October 9th with nine senior high schools from the Brong Ahafo and Ashanti regions participating. The third event was held at Accra High School

in Accra with seventeen schools from the Greater Accra, Eastern and Volta regions from the 10th to 11th of October. The final event was held at Saint Augustine’s College in Cape Coast with eight senior high schools from Western, and Central regions from the 12th to 13th of October 2012.

A few months before RiSE 2012 teams were tasked with solving two real-world problems (AUTONOMOUS RESCUE CHALLENGE and Multi Grain Color Sorter Challenge) using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology to design a custom made autonomous robot to solve these problems. The two challenges are both inspirational and immensely practical. RiSE makes science exciting and showcases some of the most interesting things that technology can do.

Date and Locations

Zone 1:

Northern (Upper West, Upper East, Northern & Brong-Ahafo)

Oct. 4-5, 2012

Zone 2:

South Western (Brong Ahafo & Ashanti)

Oct. 8-9, 2012

Zone 3:

South Eastern (Greater Accra, Eastern & Volta)

Oct. 10-11, 2012

Zone 4:

Central (Western & Central)

Oct. 12-13, 2011

Final Report

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Survey Report

Read the survey report from event.


View photo gallery from event here.


Watch videos from event.


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