Junior FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League
Roosevelt FIRST LEGO League Jr. & FIRST LEGO League 2016-17FIRST LEGO League Jr. Season is January through AprilFLL introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.Elementary and middle-school students get to:Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technologyApply real-world math and science conceptsResearch challenges facing today’s scientistsLearn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skillsParticipate in tournaments and celebrationsWhat FLL teams accomplish is nothing short of amazing. It’s fun, it’s exciting, and the skills they learn will last a lifetime.FLL is a competitive league activity. Teams meet after school hours and possibly on the weekend. The meeting schedule is determined by the team coach. Background checks are required for all coaches.Each team is limited to 10 students.About FIRST®
Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. With support from three out of every five Fortune 500 companies and nearly $12 million in college scholarships, the not-for-profit organization hosts the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®) and FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) for high-school students, FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) for 9 to 14-year-olds, (9 to 16-year-olds outside the U.S. and Canada) and Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL) for 6 to 9-year-olds. Gracious ProfessionalismT is a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community. To learn more about FIRST, go to www.usfirst.org.CLICK HERE to make a donation to Roosevelt's Junior FLL and FLL Teams through donorschoose.The links below are only meant to inform you about Junior FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League.If you are interested in coaching a team or would like more informationplease contact one of our teacher leaders:Denise Behnke, firstname.lastname@example.orgHelpful Links:
FLL 2015 Coaches Handbook- (4th and 5th grade)Enjoy this peek from last year's successful Lego League participation:Eight Roosevelt Teams Participated & Registered with FLL Jr.FIRST LEGO League Season is September through December3 Roosevelt Teams Participated & Registered with the FLLDecember 12, 2015The Robotic Rumblers achieved a second place trophy at the Southeast Michigan FLL Championship Tournament.