FLL Update: FLL – World Festival, Flip, Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…, 2014 Challenge, Jr.FLL Video, Florida Open

–> We had FUN at FLL World Festival!

It was wonderful to meet the teams, hear about their research, see Core Values™ in action and watch robots conquer the missions on the game table. Our program could not exist without your energy! Thanks for making our 2012 event so successful!

–> Flip for World Festival

Flip the FLL Robot volunteered at World Festival this year. Read about his impressions of the event and St. Louis on the FLL blog: http://fllblog.wordpress.com/2012/05/02/flip-volunteers-at-world-festival/

 –> Wouldn’t It Be Cool If…

Congrats to Team Bronx Task Force, finalist in the invention ideas competition Wouldn’t It Be Cool If… from Time Warner Cable’s Connect a Million Minds and i.am FIRST, founded by musician will.i.am. The team’s invention is a coffee filter with multivitamins inside of it. When the coffee is brewed it is infused with the vitamins we need every day. The team was invited to St. Louis during the FIRST(R) Championship to present their idea to a panel of judges, including Dean Kamen andwill.i.am.

 –> 2014 FLL Challenge – what should it be?

What do you think FLL teams around the world should learn about in 2014?  Let us know by submitting your idea here:https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2014FLLTheme.  Anyone may submit an idea, so please ask your team members and anyone who works with your team to submit today!

 –> What is Jr.FLL? 

We are pleased to present a brand new video on the Jr.FLL YouTube channel called “What is Jr.FLL?”,http://www.youtube.com/jrfllglobal.  Use this piece to encourage the “youngest scientists” to get involved in FIRST!

–> Going Strong in Florida

The 2012 Florida Invitational Open is being held this weekend, May 3rd – 6th.
Robot Game scores – http://www.blindpirate.net/Page8.html
Awards ceremony LIVE May 6th 9:15 am ET – Watch on http://fllnation.com

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With High 5’s and Admiration,
FLL Team Support
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