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First LEGO League

Every year FIRST LEGO League releases a Challenge, which is based on a real-world scientific topic. Each Challenge has four parts: the Robot Game, Robot Design, Project and Core Values. 

Robot Game

Program a Lego Mindstorms EV3 or Spike Prime to score points on the Competition board.

Robot legos

Robot Design

If the design of the robot is innovative, robust and related to the program it has highest chances to earn the Design Award. The prize honors the robot fulfilling the criteria below

  • Innovative Design: The team developed a special strategy or a creative design which helps to fulfill the missions in an innovative way.
  • Robust Design: The team was able to construct a solid, reliable, and consistent robot.
  • Programming: The criterion contains not only comprehension and correct adaption of programming principles, but also creative and efficient programming.

Core Values

The FIRST Core Values are the aspects of Gracious Professionalism and Cooperation that we believe to be essential. 

  • Discovery: We explore new skills and ideas.
  • Innovation: We use creativity and persistence to solve problems.
  • Impact: We apply what we learned to improve our world.
  • Inclusion: We respect each other and embrace our differences.
  • Teamwork: We are stronger when we work together.
  • Fun: We enjoy and celebrate what we do!

Project

Develop a solution to a problem. 

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