December 10, 2016

Welcome to the competition!

Here in the Waukesha High School gym, 48 teams of Middle School students, including our Titanium Thingamajigs and Mercury Mechs, are gathered to compete. The name of the game is Animal Allies, and there are two main objectives. One: Build the best robot. Use a LEGO® kit to construct a robot to gain the most points by completing tasks on a standardized board. Two: Create an idea to change the world, even just a little bit. This year’s theme means our middle schoolers are finding ways to improve human and animal interaction. 

If you want to see for yourself, competitions are found all over the world, with listings at  http://www.firstlegoleague.org/events, and admission is normally free. 

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