What's Happening at SBPLI
This year marks a full decade since School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI) began presenting FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. to students across the region. What began as a small (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) STEM-focused initiative for students age six to 10 has now grown into a powerhouse program aimed at igniting the creativity of children on nearly 100 teams. Each year, FIRST ...More Info
Each year, FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. presents a new and exciting challenge aimed at igniting the creativity of children, age six to 10. For 2016-2017, that theme is “Creature CrazeSM,” which aims to challenge students to explore the wonders of the animal kingdom. And, now, Long Island children from more than 60 teams will have their chance to present all that they have learned about the subject during a series of three FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expos, presented by...More Info
For two days, hundreds of students, parents, and volunteers convened for a day of learning, technology, and fun at this year’s Junior FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League (Jr. FLL) Expos. The event was held on February 28 at Mineola High School and March 1 at Longwood High School.
During the two Expo days, children ages 6-9 from 63 teams across Long Island presented their projects for this year’s challenge, THINK TANKSM, which...More Info
(SBPLI) has announced that two Long Island Junior FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO® League (Jr. FLL) teams received awards at the Jr. FLL World Festival Expo, which took place on April 22-25 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Missouri.
Team #21 “BRAINSTORMERS” in Bayport received the Explosive Ideas Award. This award goes to a team which has explosive ideas, an eye-catching Show-Me poster and explosive team energy. The “BRAINSTORMERS...More Info
On March 2, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), in conjunction with Longwood Central School District, kicked off the sixth Annual Long Island Jr. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Expo. Approximately 44 Jr. FLL teams participated in the tournament and all received recognition.... More Info
On Sunday, March 2, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 4:00 p.m., eight weeks of research and design will culminate in the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Long Island Championship Tournament, where 42 teams of children and coaches will demonstrate their problem-solving skills, creative thinking, teamwork, competitive play, sportsmanship, and sense of community. The Championship Tournament will take place at Longwood...More Info