Queens RoboMindTech Teams Compete in FIRST Lego League Lego Robotics Games
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FIRST was initially created by venture capitalist and inventor Dean Kamen, who wished to inspire children to explore and enjoy science and technology, and to hopefully remove the negative "nerdy" stigma surrounding such fields. Keeping this in mind, Kamen created the FIRST games, also known as "The Superbowl of Smarts".
In addition to being a healthy way for technology-loving kids to compete, participation in the FLL games introduces students to real-world engineering challenges using LEGO robots. RoboMindTech has conducted many different workshops and camps in the Queens community, including an after-school program with Queen Herald Community Center and Accelerated Academy, RMT Summer Program in Holy Child Jesus School, and more.