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FLDiscover1FIRST LEGO LEAGUE Discover

For children ages 4-6, this playful introductory STEM program ignites their natural curiosity and builds their habits of learning with hands-on activities in the classroom and at home using LEGO® DUPLO® bricks.

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ProgramBlocksPhotos 0000s 0000 JRFLL1 0013 JRFLL 20160305 10 04 41 IMG 1073FIRST LEGO League Explore

Captures young curiosity by exploring real-world scientific challenges, learning teamwork, and working with motorized LEGO® elements. 

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FIRST® LEGO® League Explore MD is run by Rockville Robotics, Inc., a non-profit whose mission is to foster a love of STEM among school age kids in Maryland, by encouraging and facilitating participation in FIRST® Robotics programs.

ProgramBlocksPhotos 0000s 0001 20160305 13 59 01 D70 IMG 1419FIRST LEGO League Challenge

riendly competition is at the heart of Challenge, as teams of students ages 9-16* engage in research, problem-solving, coding, and engineering - building and programming a LEGO robot that navigates the missions of a robot game.  UMBC is the Program Delivery Organization for this program.

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FIRST LEGO League is run by UMBC in Baltimore County which serves as the operational partner for FIRST LEGO League in Maryland. The program is run by a committee of committed, experienced, STEM professionals.

ProgramBlocksPhotos 0000s 0002 Layer 7FIRST Tech Challenge

Teams of middle and high school-aged students are challenged to design, build, and program a robot to play a floor game against other teams’ creations. FIRST Chesapeake is the Program Delivery Organization for the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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FTC is run by FIRST Chesapeake is an independent non-profit that brings STEM-based leadership programs to middle and high school students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Robotics is the means to teach technical concepts and practical know-how, as well as to build leadership skills and develop teamwork.

ProgramBlocksPhotos 0000s 0003 Layer 6FIRST Robotics Competition

Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology we call FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. FIRST Chesapeake is the operational partner for FRC. FIRST Chesapeake is the Program Delivery Organization for the District of Columbia and Maryland.

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FRC is run by FIRST Chesapeake is an independent non-profit that brings STEM-based leadership programs to middle and high school students in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. Robotics is the means to teach technical concepts and practical know-how, as well as to build leadership skills and develop teamwork.

Welcome to FIRST in Maryland!

The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) family of robotics programs represent a continuum of education and competition opportunites for students from grades K-12.   FIRST offers five programs.