Mad Scientists 4-H Club See Robots at Work

Darin Rosenboom explains how robots help in building cylinders.

Real life robots were the attraction for the Mad Scientists 4-H Club tour or Rosenboom Manufacturing in Sheldon. Club leader, Mike Post, accepted Darin Rosenboom's invitation to tour the plant.  4-H parent and part-owner of Rosenboom Manufacturing, Darin gave the club a close-up look at robots in action building cylinders.  The first-year, club has been learning "how to think like a scientist" and "build like an engineer."  This tour gave them an opportunity see how these science skills can become a future career.

The 4-H motto, "to make the best better," has always been about applying science to our everyday lives.  The Mad Scientists 4-H Club has taken that motto to heart and is focusing on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) projects.  Robotics is fun and exciting part of the STEM area.

If you would like more information about how to join 4-H or become a 4-H volunteer in Sioux County, contact Cindy Cleveringa, 4-H County Youth Coordinator, at 712-737-4230 or email

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