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FIRST LEGO League Explore

It’s never too early to discover STEM. FIRST LEGO League Explore is designed to introduce science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts to kids ages 6 to 10 while exciting them through a brand they know and love − LEGO®.
Guided by adult Coaches, teams of up to 6 members (Ages 4-6) explore a real-world scientific problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc. Then they create a ShowMe poster that illustrates their journey of discovery and introduces their team. They also construct a motorized model of what they learned using LEGO(C) elements. In the process, teams learn about teamwork, the wonders of science and technology, and the FIRST(R) LEGO(R) League Explore Core Values, which include respect, sharing, and critical thinking. At the close of each season, teams come together at Festival to strut their stuff, share ideas, celebrate, and have fun!

Students Get To

  • Design and build challenge solutions using LEGO® elements and motorized parts
  • Apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Research challenges facing today’s scientists
  • Learn team-building and presentation skills
  • Develop Show-Me posters to present their research journey
  • Build comradery and make new friends
  • Share ideas and talents
  • Build self-confidence, knowledge and life skills

Online coding classes where kids can learn about logic, structure, sequence and creative expression!  Join us for a 60-minute Coding Workshop to give kids a taste of what coding and programming are all about! They will be able to share what they have created with friends and family and explore more at home. All virtual workshops will be led by 2 or more live instructors from the world of FIRST Robotics Canada and Gracious Professionalism as well as equity, inclusion and diversity will be at the heart of all sessions. Children will learn logic, structure, creative thinking, sequencing and algorithmic thinking.

Start a Team

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Costs and Grants

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Resources

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