Tag Archives: Florida FIRST

19 FL Teams head to St. Louis for 2016 FIRST Championship April 27-30

There are nearly 20 teams from Florida representing at the 2016 FIRST Championship in St. Louis, MO this week,  joining in with 900 teams from nearly 40 countries, to compete in the ultimate Sport for the Mind! Florida FIRST Robotics Competition … Continue reading

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Welcome to a New Season of FIRST®in Florida!

Whether you’re a veteran or a newcomer to the FIRST community in Florida, we’re delighted to welcome you to another great season of hands-on STEM fun and learning! Our progression of programs offers educational opportunities for K-12 youth in schools … Continue reading

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FRC Guest Column: Where to Start

Team Resistance has been actively participating in the FIRST robotics competition for the last fifteen years. This team focuses in areas such as fabrication, 3D Modeling, AutoCAD, and web design. The following is adapted from the reply of mentor Todd Lovelace … Continue reading

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Learning Gives Back to FIRST at Elliott Masie’s Learning 2011!

The MASIE  Center presented FIRST founder, Dean Kamen, and FIRST president Jon Dudas with  a Learning Gives Back Grant for $25,000 , and named FIRST Vice chairman  John Abele the 2011 receipient of the Lifetime Learning Leadership Award, at Elliott Masie’s … Continue reading

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STEM in the News

Looking for some good reasons to get involved in FIRST (beyond the fun, excitement, personal enrichment, enduring learning and scholarships)?  Check out these two recent reports on the importance of STEM education… According to a recent College Board article that … Continue reading

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