Interested in Joining 4-H First Lego League for 2013....
Where: 4-H FIRST Lego League Clubs will be forming for the 2013 Fall Season in West Harrison, 4 Teams in Woodbine,2 in Missouri Valley, and 3 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 NXT 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 the 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 .
What will youth participants get out of it?:
Full membership as a Harrison County 4-H'er making them eligible for lots of great activities throughout the year.
Lots of great skills for working as a member of a technology team.
Programming skills in using the Lego Mindstorm software to set up your robot to complete the tasks needed in the challenge.
Lots of fun just messing around with the Mindstorm Robots and the challenge equipment.
Research and Communication skills in working with their community project focused on the 2010 First Lego League Season Theme of "Body Forward," looking at robotics and health in their community.
If you are interested in applying, download an application and reccomendation forms for a teacher and parent/guardian to fill out and turn in, email or fax to the Harrison County Extension Office.
Email app to firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax to 712/644-2100.
Harrison County 4-H First Lego League Team 4-H Member Application Process
Fill out an Application
Have a teacher fill out the Science/Math Recommendation Form
Have a Parent fill out the Parent Recommendation form