ABOUT FIRST

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"To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders." - Dean Kamen, Founder

Mission of FIRST®

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

Interested in learning more?  Visit www.firstinspires.org

About FIRST LEGO League Jr.

FIRST LEGO League Jr. captures young children's curiosity and directs it toward discovering the wonders of science and technology. This program features a real-world scientific concept to be explored through research, teamwork, construction, and imagination. Guided by adult Coaches, teams conduct research about the Challenge theme, use LEGO elements to build a model that moves, and develop a Show Me Poster to illustrate their journey.

Interested in learning more about FIRST LEGO League Jr.? Visit www.firstlegoleaguejr.org