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Lego League at Highland Elementary


2014 Theme

What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers. In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS? Challenge, over 265,000 children from 80 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn. Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASS!

The FLL Challenge has 3 parts - the Robot Game, the Project, and the Core Values.
The Robot Game and Project are what teams do, and the Core Values guide teams through the experience.

 
Team Information
Challenge 2014 Information
MN High Tech Kids
First Lego League Website
Tech Brick Resources
 
NXT Programming
NXT Projects and Programming by Category
NXT-G Tips and Tricks
Cougar Robotics
 
2014-15 Lego League Team
"MASTER BUILDERS"
We are ready to build, program. and research!

Highland Elementary has had a successful Lego League program since 2005. The team is coached by Mrs. Clendening and Ms. Youngberg. Team members meet during and after school in the fall to prepare for the regional competition.

For competition the team:
designs and builds a robot with specialized functions and attachments
programs the robot to perform various theme-based missions
researches and puts together a problem-solution presentation for a panel of judges based on the yearly theme
demonstrates teamwork and team spirit





Team achievements:
2014-15 “Master Builders” took fourth place overall in their division. The team was also awarded the “Judges Award” trophy due to performing well in every category for the competition.
2013-14 Second place for Care Values” at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition. Last year’s team was “Nature’s Heroes”.
2012-13 The Highland team took first place for Innovative Design for the robot they created and were third overall in their division of the competition for that day.
2011-12: First Place Programming Award at Minnesota Lego League Regional Competition (Lego Piece Squad)
  Qualified for Minnesota First Lego League State Championship Competition (Lego Piece Squad)
2010-11: Team Spirit Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition (Bricks4Brains)
2009-10: Teamwork Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition (Mindstormers)
  Finished in 22nd Place at the Minnesota First Lego League State Championship Competition (Mindstormers)
2008-09: Team Spirit Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition (Globorobos)
  Qualified for Minnesota First Lego League State Championship Competition (Globorobos)
2007-08: Team Spirit Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition (Flying Lego Balls and Valley Lego Repair)
2006-07: Innovative Design Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition (Blockbusters)
  Qualified for Minnesota First Lego League State Championship Competition (Blockbusters)
  Team Scholarship Award at the Minnesota First Lego State Competition (Blockbusters)
2005-06: Robust Design Award at the Minnesota First Lego League Regional Competition
   

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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