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EV3 Classroom App now available in the Windows 10 App Store

Lego is pleased to announce that the Scratch-based EV3 Classroom App is now available for download in the Windows 10 App Store. This app enables teams to code with the popular vertical programming language based on Scratch. EV3 Classroom is … Continue reading

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2021 Championships and how it affects West TN

As announced by FIRST HQ today, the two World Championships have been moved to Mid July (Houston) and Early August (Detroit). What does this mean for West TN? Well it means we will also be moving events to latter in … Continue reading

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New FIRST® @ Home Curriculum

Whether in the classroom or at home learning, continue to engage students in STEM learning, skill development, and FUN with a 12 session learning series for teachers, parents, and coaches created by FIRST Education. These free and flexible PreK-12 STEM … Continue reading

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Covid-19 and FIRST

Wondering what your season might look like if your team is being affected by Covid-19? FIRST has THIS WEBPAGE to help your navigate teams and events in the age of Covid. This includes info on the Remote Event Hub.

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Important 3M™ Dual Lock™ Information – RePLAY Challenge Sets

Dear FIRST® LEGO® League Team, FIRST® and LEGO® Education have been made aware that some of the 3M™ Dual Lock™ Reclosable Fasteners included in the RePLAY Challenge Sets, generously donated by FIRST LEGO League sponsor 3M, was damaged by an … Continue reading

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Additional Challenge and Explore Sets

To assist with remote participation registered teams will be allowed this season to order one additional RePLAYSM Challenge set for $75 and/or one additional PLAYMAKERSSM Explore set for $35 (Your first Explore set is included with $99 registration fee). Applicable … Continue reading

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Did you see

Just wanted to point out that our very own FIRST Senior Mentor (Randall Phillips) was featured at the top of this weeks Volunteer Newsletter:

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FIRST Robotics Virtual Reality Experience

Check out the FIRST Robotics Virtual Reality Experience webpage…but here is the video that shows all sections of FIRST in a 360 environment::

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Forbes Magazine Feature Story about FIRST Global Innovation Awards

From LEGO To Lasers: Kids Invent The Coolest Thingsby Rich Blake https://www.forbes.com/sites/richblake1/2020/07/29/from-lego-to-lasers-kids-invent-the-coolest-things/?utm_campaign=Newsletter&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=92627774&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9CUPwOchtXv8boltxOtJTxmOrID7ilYsvz3DTPAT6vR-BsipbFvDPUnT1F–6DZaFUF_teh7z5nNXm6re03x1fcXaKkg&utm_content=92627774&utm_source=hs_email#256c48eb2d25

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Download RePLAY posters, wallpapers, and more

Rally your team for the FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change, season with posters, wallpapers, and more free, downloadable content! Here’s a preview of what’s available: Season logo files to create your own shirts and other … Continue reading

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