Jr. FLL is designed to capture young children’s interest in science and help them learn presentation skills. The students in grades K-3 use LEGO® bricks to construct a moving Show Me poster and use the experience to learn about a scientific concept.
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is targeted towards students in grades 7-12. Students build their robot using a TETRIX® platform and compete in alliances with teams of ten students.
For students in grades 4-8, FIRST LEGO League teaches them valuable teamwork skills, and integrates math and science into competition. Students design and build a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS and preform a series of missions with their creations.
FRC stands for FIRST Robotics Competition and is the high school level of FIRST programs. Students get real world experience though fundraising, building a robot, and integrating teamwork.