Accessible, guided, global robotics competition for students ages 9-14. Built around theme-based challenges to engage children in research, problem solving, coding, and engineering. Students design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS (EV3) technology through researching challenges facing today’s scientists, applying real-world math and science concepts, while learning critical thinking, team-building, and presentation skills.
Expressing the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition, the foundation of the program are their core values; teamwork, discovery, inclusion, fun, impact, and innovation. Students emerge more confident, excited, and equipped with the skills they need in a changing workforce.