Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Rookie Team Presentation @ NYU Poly

Rookie Workshop Powerpoint

Helpful ResourcesFIRST LEGO League Websitehttp://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2012seniorsolutions 

Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy

LEGO Engineering

Easy Scoring Sheet from Techbrick.com
NXT Tutorial

Dr Graeme NXT Tutorial

NXT Programs

LEGO Parts List

Tech Brick

Robot Movies for Senior Solutions

I recently saw Robot and Frank, and rated PG-13 may not be appropriate viewing for FLL Team members, it's great inspiration for coaches to think about how Robots helpers can greatly assist Seniors in the near future.

Another fun film is Batteries Not Included!

Senior Solutions Kick-Off This Saturday @ NYU Poly

THIS Saturday September 22, 2012 

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

I am teaching the Rookie Workshop at 11:15 am 

@ Polytechnic Institute of NYU 
6 Metrotech Center 
Brooklyn, NY 11201 


10:00 - 10:20 AM: Welcome & Introductions (Pfizer Auditorium, 5 MetroTech Center)

10:25 - 10:40 AM: Senior Solutions Challenge Overview (Pfizer Auditorium)

10:40 - 11:15 AM: Judging Rules Overview (Pfizer Auditorium)

11:15 - 1:15 PM: Rookie Team Workshop (How to organize your team, project overview; game strategies, robot design, & NXT software tips) (JAB - Room 474)

11:15 - 12:15 PM: Jr. FLL Workshop Super Seniors (How to register, run and prepare for the JrFLL Expo) (JAB - Room 475)

11:15 - 12:15 PM: Volunteer Workshop (What is FIRST, volunteer position descriptions) (Pfizer Auditorium, 5 MetroTech Center)

11:15 - 2:00 PM: Game Overview (All Teams) (Rogers Hall [RH] - Room 116)