Camp Asia's LEGO® Robotics Academy is powered by the vastly experienced and passionate instructors from Stamford American International School's DESIGN department. This Academy aims to introduce and further all children's education in the fields of science, design and engineering.
The 5-9 year old program will provide an in-depth introduction to competition robotics, programming and working as a team.
The 10-16 year old program will see participants gear up for this year's FIRST® LEGO® League competition, taking place in March 13th-16th 2019, where they will compete as small-sided teams.
FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) is an annual international competition organized by FIRST® for elementary and middle school students (Aged 5-16). This year's theme is INTO ORBIT.
The INTO ORBIT Challenge (March 13th to 16th 2019):
" Prepare for blast off, break out of your earthly constraints and go INTO ORBITSM. The 2018/2019 FIRST® LEGO® League season will transport your team into space, where you’ll explore, challenge, and innovate in the vast expanse of space. FIRST® LEGO® League challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. During the INTO ORBIT season, teams will choose and solve a real-world problem in the Project. They will also build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game. Throughout their experience teams will operate under the FIRST® signature set of Core Values, Celebrating Discovery, Teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism®. "
Benefits of FIRST® LEGO® League Involvement:
- The FLL will help develop the Academy participant's 21st Century Learning Skills. Our professional instructors promote hands-on learning, as children formulate their own hypotheses, test, evaluate and reject (or confirm) their hypotheses. Another important element is that participants are experiencing working and competing in a team environment.
Engaging and Applying S.T.E.M brains:
- Children will be shaping, modifying and evaluating their own designs. They will learning about the concepts of input, process, output and the importance of feedback. There are elements of mathematical knowledge that will be required, not least in evaluating and discussing their results.