august, 2018

09aug5:30 pm7:30 pmFIRST Robotics Interest Night5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Event Details

FIRST stands for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology and uses robotics
to engage students in grades 1-12 in exciting STEM based learning experiences.
Robots will be on display and members from the groups will be present to answer questions
about the programs and how to sign up!

  • First Robotics Competition (FRC) is the program for high school students (Grades 9-12)
    and features the largest and most elaborate robots.
  • First Tech Challenge (FTC) will also be on display. FTC is another program for older
    students that use a smaller robot and covers grades 7-12.
  • First Lego League is a LEGO based robotics program that uses the Mindstorms platform
    to build robots and solve challenges. FLL is intended for grades 5-9 and incorporates real
    world projects with the robot design challenge.
  • FLL Jr. is the program for the youngest students. Participants in grades 1-5 work
    together to develop solutions to real world problems and use Legos to demonstrate
    their solution.

Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

ATFS Greenville Science Center

729 Dickinson Avenue

Organizer

Pitt Pirates Roboticsmcclung.ann@gmail.com

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