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Annual Training Day

SBPLI FIRST LEGO League Training Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 21, 2017

Learn about project development, the judging process, Gracious Professionalism and more. The HYDRO DYNAMICS Challenge will be reviewed along with all of the missions and rules. Teams will have an opportunity to attend beginning or advanced programming sessions. Participants will also work in smaller groups on one of the Challenge missions or programming challenges.

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Location:

Plainview-Old Bethpage JFK High School
50 Kennedy Drive
Plainview, NY 11803

Please use the main entrance to the building and registration will be in the lobby.

Who can come:

We will be able to accommodate two coaches and one student from each team.

What time:

Rookie Teams and teams WITHOUT a working Robot: We are again offering an opportunity for Rookie teams and those in need of extra help building their robot and loading the software on to their laptops in preparation for the programming session, an early morning workshop. These teams will register at 7:30 AM, and the building workshop will run from 7:45 AM until 9:00 AM. They will then join the regular program beginning at 9:15 and concluding at approximately 2:00 PM.

For Teams WITH a Working Robot and Laptop: Registration will be from 8:45 AM – 9:10 AM and the program will begin promptly at 9:15 AM and conclude at 2:00 PM.

Registration:

Registration will open on September 27, 2017 at 12 pm.
Go to your FIRST Dashboard and register your team here: https://my.firstinspires.org/Dashboard/
Space is limited, so please RSVP as soon as possible. The deadline for registration will be Tuesday, October 17, 2017, or earlier if all of the spaces are filled.

Training Resources

EV3

EV3 Core Set:
https://education.lego.com/en-us/products/lego-mindstorms-education-ev3-core-set-/5003400

EV3 Expansion Pack:

FIRST LEGO League Coaching Resources

FIRST LEGO League FIRST Steps (the online, self-paced, step-by-step, coach guide)
FIRST LEGO Leaguefirststepsrequest>http://info.firstinspires.org/FIRST LEGO Leaguefirststepsrequest

 

FIRST LEGO League FIRST STEPS Guide as a PDF:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B8hmNu6xnDl6NEkxSkpjMlBZcFk

 

FIRST LEGO League Coach Handbook:
http://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/FIRST LEGO League/coaches-handbook

FIRST LEGO League Rubrics:
http://www.firstlegoleague.org/sites/default/files/combined-rubrics-2015.pdf

FIRST LEGO League Coach Survival Guide:
https://www.gsctx.org/content/dam/girlscouts-gsctx/documents/Programs/FIRST%20Lego%20League%20Survival%20Guide.pdf

EV3

EV3 Lessons: Programming, Building and Coaching
EV3LESSONS.com

Stemcentric EV3 Resources:
http://www.stemcentric.com/ev3-tutorial

Portland State University Resources (click on the rail on the left-hand side to explore/download)
http://stemrobotics.cs.pdx.edu/node/2643