Join the 2015 First Lego League 4-H Clubs!

West Harrison Brickmasters with ISU Mascot Cy

4-H First Lego League 4-H Clubs are forming for the 2015 Season!

Where:  4-H FIRST Lego League Clubs will be forming for the 2015 Fall Season in West Harrison,  3 teams in Woodbine, 1 Team in Missouri Valley,  and 2 teams in Logan

Who can belong:  youth 9-14 years old are eligible and all applicants will be considered for the 10 member teams that will be selected in each community.

What will they do?: They will learn teamwork and then work on programming a Lego MINDSTORM EV3 Robot to complete specific tasks on an 4 foot by 8 foot challenge field. They will also identify a community project and plan a presentation that they will share with Community Leaders.  These teams will participate as an Iowa First Lego League Team in a Western Iowa Regional Competition in December.

Teams will meet once or twice weekly to prepare their team project and presentation and learn to program their robot for completing the challenges that their robot must complete in the 2 1/2 minute rounds of competition .

NEW!! Interested in Joining 4-H First Lego League...Click Here--More Info and Forms Available

 

THE 2015 FLL Team and Project Challenge, "Trask Trek"

Youtube Videos of the Mission mat and Pieces (This link will be posted in August when the Trash Trek Challenge is released)

We’re not talking trash – we’re cleaning it up!  In the 2015 FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREKSM Challenge, 290,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 80 countries will explore the fascinating world of trash.  From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to your trash than meets the eye.  Join FIRST LEGO League teams on a Trash Trek to discover the hidden (or not so hidden) world of trash - See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2015trashtrek#sthash.t4jttYbM.dpuf

FIRST LEGO League (FLL®) challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers.  During the TRASH TREKSM season, teams will choose and solve a real-world trash problem in the Project.  They will also build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under FLL’s signature set of Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism®. - See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2015trashtrek#sthash.t4jttYbM.dpuf 

What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers.  In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 70 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn.  Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASSSM!

FLL challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers.  During FLL WORLD CLASSSM, teams will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.  They will also choose and solve a real-world question in the Project.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under FLL’s signature set of Core Values.

- See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2014fllworldclass#sthash.tR0HCeSQ.dpuf

Teaser Video on 2015 FLL Trash Trek Challenge

What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers.  In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 70 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn.  Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASSSM!

FLL challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers.  During FLL WORLD CLASSSM, teams will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.  They will also choose and solve a real-world question in the Project.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under FLL’s signature set of Core Values.

- See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2014fllworldclass#sthash.VWk9ajW5.dpuf

 

What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers.  In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 70 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn.  Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASSSM!

FLL challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers.  During FLL WORLD CLASSSM, teams will build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.  They will also choose and solve a real-world question in the Project.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under FLL’s signature set of Core Values.

- See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2014fllworldclass#sthash.tR0HCeSQ.dpuf
The 2015 Robotics and Project Challenge Theme of "Trash Trek" 

 

NEW!! Pictures of Trash Trek Challenge Mission Mat and Challenge Pieces

NEW! To prepare you for working with the NXT Lego Mindstorm Robots, visit this great site for:  EV3 LEGO Mindstorm Robot Cool Tutorial 

NXT Lego Mindstorm Cool Tutorial

Visiting this site will teach you all about the Lego Mindstorm NXT Robot, motors, sensors and programming. It is really imporant information that will have you ready to work with the robots as soon as you are selected to be on the team.

NEW! To prepare you for working with the Lego Mindstorm EV3 Robots, visit this webpage for Programming Tutorials and Robot Building links 

4-H FLL Team Members Resources Page

Coaches Resources Page

4-H FLL Coaches Orientation Page for 201
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NEW!  Lots of great videos of First Lego League robots and team Challenges...

Start here.... and watch or search on YouTube for First Lego League videos

Check out these resources to learn more about the First Lego League Competitions and Challenges:

NEW!! What to know before you go to FLL Events/Tournaments

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