GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The next big thing in Tech could be created by Triad students.
The students at Bluford STEM Academy in Greensboro are called STEMologists. These 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students are building drones, developing apps and even engineering robots to solve world problems.
Harold Chairs is the school's Technology and Engineering Teacher. He brought a team of young STEMologists with him to the Good Morning Show Monday to demonstrate some of their projects.
Chairs says students are putting what they're learning about science, technology, engineering and math to good use.
"The students are learning about STEMbotics in different industries. They're learning everything from medical robots and robotics in automotive to drones and artificial intelligence. And they're even using what they're learning to solve real world problems. The STEMologists developed a Playpump station to help solve water issues in Africa out of LEGOs.
"The pump will filter out water so they can drink it. Our problem here is with dirty water all around the world, so I had a robot that would take the dirty water and filter it and motorize it, so it can be fertilized and it can go into everybody's sinks so they can use it for everyday use," said the ten-year-old student.
While most people have trouble downloading your playlist, these STEMologists are building drones and robotic arms.
"Robotic arms will help the soldiers who have lost their arms or when people go to the hospital some people would like to get a robotic arm to help them do their normal life things," said another STEMologist named Talia.
Talia also says she can operate the robotic arm from her computer by programming it.
You can learn more about STEM, careers in the field and see all of these projects at the school's STEMology Night this Thursday, May 17, 2018. It's at Bluford STEM Academy in Greensboro at 5:30 p.m. You can learn more about STEMology Night, by clicking here.