FIRST LEGO® Leauge

Before FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) many high school students participate in FIRST LEGO® League (FLL). FLL is a global competition organized by FIRST for elementary and middle school students. In September each year, a new challenge is announced that focuses on a different real-world topic related to the sciences, similar to FRC, but for the…
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Great Expectations – Rookie Robotics Teams

  Written by Anna Todd & Michelle Eckdahl, members from Team 2512 Daredevils Robotics There are a myriad of new FIRST robotics teams being created all the time, and each year the Double DECCer attracts many from around the state. Chloe Aase is a member on the new FIRST Team 5653 The Nighthawks from Babbitt,…
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Women In Robotics

Even 26 years ago when FIRST was founded there was a schism in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields between the young and the old. Young minds needed to be engaged in science, engineering and these new ways of learning. Now that these young minds are being inspired to enter STEM fields, there…
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Duluth Regional Competition-Wednesday

Power tools blare in the background as you try to talk code programming to someone you met 15 minutes ago. This is FIRST Robotics, a chaotic and turbulent program that is hosting their regional competition in Duluth, MN this year. Today was the first day of the competition, and while hectic, it’s nothing compared to…
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Week Five: Daredevils

Day 30: Monday, February 2, 2015 The beginning of week five was a diligent workday. Strategy met with Coach,Tim Velner for a short meeting of what is on their to-do list. Junior, Henry Bray said “We learned about the current state of the robot. The meeting was  very informative and we will be able to…
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