Latino STEM Alliance’s Robotics programs engage students in fun and exciting hands-on activities where they learn to build and program robots to address specific challenges and obstacle courses. Most students have no prior experience with mechanics, electronics, or programming yet the entire engagement is designed to slowly develop these skills and demonstrate how they apply to everyday life.
The programs leverage diverse and well-known robotics platforms along along with activities developed by Latino STEM Alliance and other organizations. Depending on the location, the program may include competitions among students within the program as well as with students from other locations. All activities are age appropriate and tie back to Massachusetts Department of Education standards by grade level.
Currently all our robotics programs are using the US FIRST platform including Jr. FIRST Lego League (Grades 1- 3), FIRST Lego League (Grades 4 through 8) , FIRST Technology Challenge (High School), and FIRST Robotics Competition (High School).
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