By Lucha Ramey
Calling all parents of P-H-M students in grades 4-8th … is your child interested in robotics?
Does your child love playing with LEGOs®?
Then P-H-M’s FIRST® LEGO® League is your answer!
WHO: 4th-8th grade P-H-M students, families, elementary and middle school teachers
WHAT: FIRST® LEGO® League (sponsored by Penn Robotics, Team 135)
WHEN: Wednesday, August 5
WHERE: Penn High School, Door J
56100 Bittersweet Rd Mishawaka, IN 46545
P-H-M’s FIRST® LEGO® League is sponsored by Penn Robotics, Team 135. Penn’s team was a 2015 Indiana District-Kokomo City winner of the FIRST® Robotics Competition; Penn’s team also won the Chairman’s award. FIRST® LEGO® League is a national program that introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. This year’s challenge will be Trash Trek: discovering the hidden world of garbage!
In FLL, elementary and middle-school students (ages 9-14) get to:
- Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology
- Apply real-world math and science concepts
- Research challenges facing today’s scientists
- Learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills
- Participate in tournaments and celebrations
What FLL teams accomplish is nothing short of amazing. It’s fun. It’s exciting. And the skills they learn will last a lifetime.
Come learn all about joining P-H-M’s FIRST® LEGO® League. Register, find out about the resources and get the season timeline.