Suffield Botcats – First Lego League STEM Robotics (Gr. 4 & 5)
Students will be guided through a series of STEM-learning challenges that will help develop their problem-solving and critical thinking skills. They will use computer programming and robotics to design and build LEGO robots as a team, while following the FIRST LEGO League Challenge curriculum.
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem-solving experiences through a guided, robotics program.
LEGO experience is a prerequisite for this program. Students should have experience designing and building LEGO models.
Dates: Mondays & Thursdays, November 2 - February 8
Time: 3:30 - 5:30pm
Ages: Grades 4&5
No program on November 16, 23, December 25, 28, January 1, 15.
NOTE: Parents please pick children up from back of the McAlister School Cafeteria entrance, near the playscape up the ramp and through the second cafeteria door.
- INSTRUCTOR: Sean McCarthy, Scott Crosson, Daniel Leonard, Parks & Recreation Staff
- On-site registrations will not be accepted.
- Registration closes on Tuesday, October 31 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity.
- Limited enrollment.
- NOTE: Parents, please use the PikMyKid APP to give permission to be released to all Parks and Recreation after school programs. No transportation provided. Thank you.