Thailand is a country in Southeast Asia.
- GENERAL DATES:
OFFICIAL NAME: Kingdom of Thailand
CAPITAL: (and most populated city) Bangkok
THE OFFICIAL LENGUAGES: Thai
GENTILE: Thai, -that
MEANING: Country of free people.
The coin in Spain is the euro and in Thailand is the bath.
1 euro ≈37.75 bath
1 bat ≈ 0.026 euro
- THE CULTURE:
Thailand has a very varied culture, which is generally influenced by Buddhism.
Som tam, typical dish from Thailand. In gastronomy, the most commonly used ingredients are chili peppers, lime juice, palm or brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, purple basil, tender shoots of bamboo, rice and fide. The five flavors present in all Thai dishes are: sweet, sour, salty, spicy and bitter. Sato (Rice wine).
- CHANG MAI:
The WRO is a international educational robotics competition. Each team is composed by two or three students and a coach. This competition gathers students from 7 to 18 years old and participate over 100 000 students from more than 60 countries. It is divided into different challenges and categories:
-Start (from 7 to 12 years old)-Elementary (from 7 to 12 years old)
-Rookie (from 13 to 15 years old)
-Junior(from 13 to 15 years old)
-Senior (from 16 to 18 years old)
There is a unique category
-Elementary (from 7 to 12 years old)
-Junior (from 13 to 15 years old)
Each year the WRO offers different challenges and each team that participates must create and build a robot able to overcome the challenges.
In the case of our high school, two students, Raul and Xenia won the local WRO tournament that was celebrated in Lleida. A few months later, they went to Platja d’Aro to participate in the National final. There, they obtained unexpected results.
They ended up in the second position with an average of 120 points out of 180.
Now from November 16 th to November 18 th our team is going to compete in the WRO International Final in Thailand.
Redactors: Gerard Algué i Ada Vega.
Col·laboradores: Laia Boliart i Teresa Velasco.