BadgerBots FIRST Lego League

Each year FLL teams embark on an adventurous challenge based on current, real-world issues. Guided by a team coach and assisted by mentors, the kids:

* Research and solve a real-world problem based on the Challenge theme,

* Design, build, program, and test an autonomous robot to complete missions related to the annual Challenge theme,

* Present their original research and solutions,

* Complete interviews regarding technical and teamwork processes,

* Carry out school of origin and community outreach and education, The FLL annual Challenge:

* Encourages kids to think like scientists and engineers,

* Provides a fun, creative, hands-on learning experience,

* Teaches kids to experiment and overcome obstacles,

* Builds self-esteem and confidence,

* Inspires kids to participate in other science and technology related classes and programs

Program Contact Info
First Name: 
Jeff
Last Name: 
Horvath
Title: 
Volunteer Coordinator
Location: 
1918 West Lawn Ave
Madison, WI 53711
United States
Program Details
Affiliation: 
FIRST Robotics
Program Focus: 
General Science
Program Focus: 
Technology
Program Focus: 
Engineering
Program Focus: 
Math
Program Focus: 
Computer Science
Program Focus: 
Entrepreneurship
Girls served annually: 
20
Boys served annually: 
150
Does your program focus on serving youth with disabilities?: 
No
Organization Info
Location: 
1918 West Lawn Ave
United States
Slug: 
badgerbots-first-lego-league-2
Collaboration Interests
working with K-12 schools
sponsorship
Needed Resources/Activities
volunteers
girls interested in STEM
funding/sponsorship
equipment donations
Available Resources/Activities
volunteers
computer access
boys interested in STEM
Populations Served
single parents
rural
middle/junior
low income
elementary
at-risk