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® LEGO® League Junior FIRST ® Junior FIRST LEGO® League (Jr. FLL®) Jr. FLL

® LEGO® League Junior FIRST ® Junior FIRST LEGO® League (Jr. FLL®) Jr. FLL 101 Jr. FLL Presentation LEGO® Education Sales Meeting August 17, 2011 1

What is Jr. FLL? ? § § § Children Ages 6 -9 (Grades K-3)

What is Jr. FLL? ? § § § Children Ages 6 -9 (Grades K-3) Teams of 2 -6 children Coaches are parents and teachers LEGO model and Show Me poster Events called Expo’s ü Events are 2 -4 hours long…That’s it! 2

What is Jr. FLL continued. . § Differences from other FIRST programs ü ü

What is Jr. FLL continued. . § Differences from other FIRST programs ü ü ü Noncompetitive No Specific Awards! EVERYONE receives an Award No Game! No Robot! No Mandatory Products § Terminology ü Jr. FLL® or Junior FIRST® LEGO® League ü NOT JFLL, Junior FLL, Jr. FLL, Junior LEGO League, FIRST LEGO League or any other variation Jr. 3

Who? Team Profile: § Home School Communities, After school Programs, Elementary School PTA’s, Libraries,

Who? Team Profile: § Home School Communities, After school Programs, Elementary School PTA’s, Libraries, Science Centers, Children’s Museums Coach Profile: § Parents, teachers, engineers, scientists, college students and scout leaders Coach Responsibilities: § § Mentoring Liaison Expectations Core Values 4

Jr. FLL Core Values § We are a team. § We do the work.

Jr. FLL Core Values § We are a team. § We do the work. Our coaches and mentors help us learn, but we find the answers ourselves. § We share our experiences and discoveries with others. § We are helpful, kind, and show respect when we work, play, and share. We call this gracious professionalism. § We are all winners. § We have fun. 5

Jr. FLL Challenge Components Model Must: § Be constructed of only LEGO elements §

Jr. FLL Challenge Components Model Must: § Be constructed of only LEGO elements § Have a motorized moving piece § Based on the Challenge Direction Provided in the Jr. FLL Challenge Document Show Me Poster Includes information about: § the team § topic specific research § the model and the moving part 6

Jr. FLL Body Forward Model 7

Jr. FLL Body Forward Model 7

Jr. FLL Events § § § § Anyone can hold an Expo Up to

Jr. FLL Events § § § § Anyone can hold an Expo Up to 4 hours long Up to 35 teams “Reviewers” not “Judges!” EVERYONE Wins! Noncompetitive Events are held between October and June § Other Activities § Jr. FLL World Festival Expo 8

Jr. FLL Websites www. usfirst. org/jr. fll www. juniorfirstlegoleague. org 9

Jr. FLL Websites www. usfirst. org/jr. fll www. juniorfirstlegoleague. org 9

Online Showcase § What is it? ü Expo for ALL teams ü Interactive online

Online Showcase § What is it? ü Expo for ALL teams ü Interactive online expo experience § How? ü US/CAN Teams will be able to sign in using their TIMS username and password ü International teams will have a separate login page with a “hidden” url that we will provide to our partners § When? ü Expected Launch date is September 18 10

THANK YOU for supporting Jr. FLL!!!! 11

THANK YOU for supporting Jr. FLL!!!! 11