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FIRST LEGO League

FIRST® LEGO® League introduces young people, ages 9 to 16* (grades 4-8), to the fun and excitement of science and technology. Children program an autonomous robot (using a LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot set) to score points on a thematic playing surface, create innovative solutions to a problem, all while being guided by the program’s signature Core Values. *Ages vary by country.


Each year FIRST® LEGO® League releases a new Challenge to our teams based on a real-world theme. The Challenge has three parts:
Robot Game: Build and program an autonomous LEGO MINDSTORMS robot.
Project: Teams learn more about the science behind the Challenge theme and design a solution to solve a real-world problem.
Core Values: The Core Values are part of what makes FIRST LEGO League so     special, because kids compete like crazy but respect their teammates, Coaches,     and their “competitors” — and they have FUN!


Immaculate Conception School FIRST  LEGO  League
Students in grades 6-8 are eligible to sign up for our FIRST LEGO League program.
FLL meets in IC room 103. Tuesday/Thursday, 2:30 - 4:30pm, September-December.
The students in this program will have the opportunity to:
  Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology
  Apply real-world math and science concepts
  Research challenges facing today’s scientists
  Learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills
  Participate in tournaments and celebrations

What FLL teams accomplish is nothing short of amazing. It’s fun. It’s exciting. And the skills they learn will last a lifetime.


2017-2018 FIRST LEGO League CHALLENGE


On your mark, get set, flow!

Drink in the 2017/2018 HYDRO DYNAMICS season and learn all about water – how we find, transport, use, or dispose of it.

In the 2017/2018 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, students age 9-16* from 80 countries will make a splash with HYDRO DYNAMICS.

What might become possible when we understand what happens to our water?

IMPORTANT DATES:
November 17, 2017 - Practice Tournament (Hudson, IA)
December 2, 2017 - Regional Qualifier (Cedar Falls, IA)

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