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* First_Lego_League (dutch)

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General

The FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) is a competition for teenagers from 9 till 15 years old and stimulates these teenager to research technic and technology with a variety of assignments. Assignment cover one central theme and have changing challenges. Teenagers work together in groups of max 10 to fulfill the assignment as good as possible and show the results during regional and national finals. Assignment are: design, build or program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS with Robolab of RIS (Robotics Invention System) software. This robot is used displayed en demonstrated during regional and national finals.


  • FIRST = Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

Background

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is a global program created to get kids excited about science and technology. Geared for ages 9-14 (up to 16 outside of the U.S. and Canada), FLL utilizes theme-based Challenges to engage kids in research, problem solving, and engineering.

The cornerstones of the program are its Core Values, which emphasize contributions of others, friendly sportsmanship, learning, and community involvement.

Funding body

Partner FIRST® LEGO® League Benelux final 2010/2011

  1. Discovery Center Continium

Clients:

  1. Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
  2. Technische Universiteit Delft
  3. Universiteit Twente

Educational partners:

  1. Fontys Hogescholen
  2. Saxion
  3. Summa College

Partners

  1. ASML
  2. Bosch Rexroth
  3. FEI
  4. Frencken Group
  5. IBM
  6. Senternovem IOP
  7. Tegema
  8. Point.One
  9. Jet-Net

International partners:

  1. 3M
  2. LEGO
  3. National Instruments
  4. Rockwell Automation
  5. SAP
  6. Vestas
  7. Statoil

Preferred suppliers:

  1. Heutink
  2. NFGD

Countries involved in the project

For the Dutch FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) only The Netherlands are involved. FIRST® LEGO® League is an international organization organizing competitions everywhere.

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