What is FIRST® Lego League?
FIRST® Lego League introduces students to the basics of robotics. The program utilizes the amazing and useful building blocks we all know from when we were kids, LEGO!
Students and mentors are faced with a fun and exciting challenge that simulates a real world problem. This challenges the young minds of tomorrow to think of solutions to the problem.
Read more at FIRST Robotics Canada
Who can join the team?
- Any student in Grade 5 - 8 in Niagara
- No special skills are required
- The program begins in September, meeting one night a week
- The final competition is held in December
- Cost: $250, payable at registration
What can I learn?
All of our students have fun and are able to learn aspects of programming, building, and problem solving, along with teamwork and co-operation. Each team consists of 8 students. The small team size ensures that the students get a one on one learning experience.
Using Lego to complete in these competitions allows the students the opportunity to learn the basics of programming and practice creativity needed to get involved in the fields of manufacturing and designing.