Project rss

What could an animal teach you?

November 21, 2016

Gretchen Hooker of the Biomimicry Institute served on this season’s Challenge Advisory Team to design the ANIMAL ALLIES and CREATURE CRAZE challenges. She is our guest blogger today. Is your team looking for creative and innovative solutions for your research Project?  (Of course you are!)  Well, biomimicry might be just what you need.  Biomimicry is “innovation… Read More ›

Presenting at Best practices workshop

NeXT Generation bridges the progression of programs

Our FIRST ®LEGO® League Global Innovation semi-finalists, runners-up and winners do not necessarily end their work when their winning seasons are over. We caught up with the 2015 FLL WORLD CLASSSM semi-finalists, NeXT Generation, of Tully, NY, USA, who have had quite an exciting year working with teams in three of the four FIRST® programs. Earlier this season, NeXT GEN… Read More ›

Storm 6

Winter ‘Storm’ update

Last season’s FLL WORLD CLASSSM Global Innovation winning team, Team Storm of Terre Haute, Ind., USA, walked away with the top prize of $20,000 USD to further develop their ROY G. BIV Math System to aid students struggling with dyslexia. Coach Lori Langley recently checked in with the team’s progress. At the end of May 2015, we… Read More ›

robohawks-with-banner

‘Fixing the world’ has a nice ring to it

Last season’s FLL WORLD CLASSSM Global Innovation Semi-Finalist, the Heschel RoboHawks of Northridge, California, developed the Word Ring as their Project solution.  The team of 6th- through 8th-graders describes their invention as a text-to-speech device designed to assist visually impaired people read; 34% of visually impaired children are non-readers in America.  Braille books are not… Read More ›

Bacon Bricks in the Garden

Step by step – One team’s path to an FLL WORLD CLASS(SM) Project

USA Team 4659, The Bacon Bricks, is an all-girl team from Oregon made up of students in grades 5 through 7. We wanted to share their story as a sample of the different ways to approach a Project. 1. Our team first looked at how we might be able to research how to improve the way students learn… Read More ›

5

Smart Move at Maker Faire

A FLL Alumni’s continued work on a Smart Move Project wins big at Maker Faire! Every year, staff of MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire award “Editor’s Choice” Ribbons to makers that have demonstrated great creativity, ingenuity and innovation for their Maker Faire project. This year, at the 2013 Bay Area Maker Faire, FLL alumni Violet… Read More ›

Join 11,586 other followers

Contributors