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FLL Ontario Resources and Training

Some of the training available to Ontario teams will be provided through an online format and sometimes the training can be a face-to-face session in a particular region. Please check back often as this page will be updated with information throughout the season.

The official FIRST LEGO League Team Resources page has lots of goodies on it and is a great place to start.  You can check it out here: http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/teamresources

FLL Ontario Curriculum

FIRST Robotics Canada has partnered with Logics Academy to release FIRST LEGO League Curriculum for Ontario. Access to the online portal is FREE for all educators and the courses are provided for grades 4, 6 and 8.

Social Media

Please share your experience with others and tweet to @canfirst @logicsacademy using the hashtag #FLLCurriculum

Portal Access
FLL Overview Page
Grade 4 Course
Grade 6 Course
Grade 8 Course

Don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!

FLL Saturdays

Dates: Saturday October 10, 2015 and Saturday October 25, 2015 from 9:00AM – 11:00AM

Location: St. Mary Catholic Secondary School, 200 Whitney Ave, Hamilton

Details:  MakeShift Robotics (FRC team 4039) invites Ontario FLL teams to drop into their school for working sessions.  Their high school students (many with FLL experience) will mentor you as you work on your robot, your project, or even a teamwork challenge.

Check out Makeshift Robotics – FLL Saturdays advert for more information on the event and for registration information!

Google Weekly Drop-In Centre (2015)

Dates: Tuesdays from 6 to 8 pm (Oct 21st and 28thNovember 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th)

Location: The Communitech Space at 151 Charles St W, 1st Floor (same building as the Google Office) in Kitchener.

Details:  We’ll have two fields set up, and room for teams to work on their robots. Volunteers from Google will be available to help teams with programming issues (including debugging) and short presentations on topics of interest to the teams (i.e. using light sensors, and logic programming, and other other topics if requested in advance). The teams are welcome to practice on the fields, and even organize friendly matches with other teams.

NB: Teams, please bring your own robots and laptops

Questions? Contact James MacLean at w.james.maclean@gmail.com

Helpful Websites

Documents

A team shares all they do and plan to help others – check out what they’re up to!

EV3 Programming:

Dr X Workshop

http://forums.usfirst.org/forumdisplay.php?f=24

STEMcentric Tutorials

W.A.F.F.L.E.S. EV3 Programming Tutorial Videos

EV3 Programming Overview for FLL Coaches

NXT Programming:

http://www.ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial/

http://www.hightechkids.org/?2-1-1054#NXT_Training_Material

http://www.nxtprograms.com/projects.html

FLLProgramming101NXT-G

General Building:

Get Started – a basic chassis!!

Making Your Robot Drive Straight!- A GREAT video!

 

 

ArtOfLEGODesign1995

BuildingLEGORobotsForFLL2004

CoachingFLLTeams

Constructopedia_v.2.1[1]2008

 

LEGO Gears

LegoDesign

LegoDesignSIUESchoolOfEngineering2005

 

Planning/Organization:

https://sites.google.com/site/broadacresrobotics/

http://www.teampedia.net/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page

Robot Building Instructions:

9797 Basic Car

Simple_NXT_Car

Taskbot

Constructopedia 2.1 Full Car Model

TriBot

Catbot

3 Motor Chasis

Spinner Bot

A variety of robot building plans

Archived Coach Training

Take a look at this archived list of coach training webinars for access to their recordings.  If you come across something else on the web you think might be useful to coaches, send the info to fllontario@gmail.com and we’ll post it here as well. The more we share the better we all become!

 

 



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