Our First Lego League Jr. students love science, technology, engineering and math! We have 8 teams (48 students) ages 6-10 that meet after school each week. Each year they are presented with a real world challenge.
With an emphasis on discovery and teamwork, students learn basic engineering and programming skills.
Teams show what they've learned through their Lego build and "show me" poster. We also incorporate our International Baccalaureate Learner Profile attributes; We are Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Principled, Open-minded, Caring, Risk-Takers, Balanced and Reflective.
Our Jr. Lego team just received 8 WeDo 2.0 Core Sets to program and motorize one part of their Lego build. Each WeDo kit includes the technology to be uploaded to a compatible hardware device and the Lego bricks that can be programmed. With 8 teams, one set will go to each team.
Now we need replacement parts, just in case!
This will help us maintain our kits for years to come. These materials will not only help us meet the requirements of the First Lego League Jr. challenge but will inspire our 48 students. Our students love to play with Legos and what a great way to express their thoughts and ideas while also connecting their play to real world learning!
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