About FIRST® LEGO® LeagueFIRST ® LEGO® League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children in grades 6-8 through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experiences through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together. FIRST LEGO League’s three divisions inspire youth to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics.
FIRST believes all kids need equitable access to opportunity, relevant mentorship, and engagement to build a foundation for a bright future. Let's get started together!
Why FIRST LEGO League?FIRST LEGO League guides youth through STEAM learning at an early age. Discover the basics of STEAM and apply skills while building habits of learning, confidence, and teamwork skills along the way. Students will understand the connection between these disciplines and their real-world applications.
Benefits of STEAM Programming:
- Enhances Creativity and Innovation: Fosters creativity and innovation by allowing students to explore different ideas and solutions to real-world problems.
- Promotes Critical Thinking: The curriculum encourages critical thinking by challenging students to analyze problems and develop solutions using a combination of disciplines.
- Builds Collaboration Skills: Emphasizes teamwork and collaboration, enabling students to work together to develop solutions to complex problems.
- Prepares Students for Future Careers: Prepares students for future careers by providing them with the skills and knowledge required in the modern workforce.
FIRST STUDENTS ARE WORKFORCE READY
90% in communication skills
93% in conflict resolution
95% in time management skills
94% in problem-solving skills
81% of FIRST alumni declare majors in STEM by their fourth year in college
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN