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FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) - Inspiring the next generation of engineers and scientists.

Lecture

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Come learn how FLL® introduces young students, ages 9 to 14 to the fun and excitement of science and technology

Date and Time

13 April 2013 - 11:00-12:30

Location

El Segundo, United States - icon_popup  (See map)

Organiser

Organised by the USA - Southern California local network. Contact jmharvey@theiet.org for more information.


About this event

Come learn how FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) introduces young students, ages 9 to 14 grades 4-8), to the fun and excitement of science and technology while building self-confidence, knowledge, and valuable employment and life skills. FLL challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. Alongside adult Mentors, FLL teams solve problems using engineering concepts, presentation techniques, and autonomous robots.

FLL Teams:
(1) Apply math and science concepts to research, design, build, and program autonomous robots;
(2) Gain hands-on experience solving real-world problems;
(3) Learn from and interact with adult Mentors; and
(4) Work as a team to overcome obstacles and meet challenges.

Programme

11:00 PST to 12:30 PST - presentation

12:30 PST to 14:00 PST - optional lunch

Reasons to attend

  • To learn how FLL interacts with young students.
  • To see some robots in action.
  • To hear about the FLL program.

Additional information

Speaker

David McQuiggan, MBA, BSc., MIET
FLL® Mentor and Coach, Team 10546 "Raving Robots!" Manhattan Beach, California

Lunch

Optional lunch (not covered) after presentation.

Registration information

This is a free event.This is a public meeting and registration is not required.

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