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STEM Ed Announcement: LEARN HOW TO BUILD AND PROGRAM LEGO ROBOTS
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: LEARN HOW TO BUILD AND PROGRAM LEGO ROBOTS
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Feb 2015 12:45:41 -0500
This is a UMass Amherst program.
Contact information is below.
LEARN HOW TO BUILD AND PROGRAM LEGO ROBOTS!
Date: Saturday, March 7, 2015
Location: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Girls Ages: 8 to 13 (must turn 9 by Sept. 2015)
Cost: $250 per team
Application Window: Feb. 2 - 11, 2015 - DONT DELAY
Were looking for adult chaperones to bring teams of 5 girls to be part of
the Western Massachusetts Girls Connect event. Extremely popular in recent
years, this cool all-girl introduction to FIRST LEGO League matches you up
with coaches and professional computer scientists & engineers to learn how
to build and program LEGO robots to do real-world tasks.
At the end of the day, well show off our robots in a friendly competition,
and teams will receive awards for their hard work. Well also tell you more
about FIRST LEGO League and how you might join the fun for the 2015 season.
No experience is required. In fact, girls who attended in the past are not
eligibleits an introduction.
Please note that in order to continue offering this program, we are now
charging a $250 per team fee. If your team is selected to participate, you
will be prompted to pay online by credit card. The fee must be paid in
In order to receive application materials, one chaperone (teacher, parent,
Girl Scout troop leader, afterschool program staff) of your team must email
Karen Sullivan (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications will be accepted through an online system beginning Monday,
February 2. The site will remain open through Wednesday, February 11, or
until all application slots have been filled. Because of the popularity of
this program, partial applications cannot be considered. The event is open
to teams of girls from Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties.
Questions: Contact Karen Sullivan, email@example.com
Want to know more about FLL or FIRST? Visit http://www.firstlegoleague.org
This event is co-sponsored by the Commonwealth Alliance for Information
Technology Education (CAITE) (http://www.caite.info ), FIRST
(www.usfirst.org), Girls Incorporated of Holyoke (www.girlsincholyoke.org),
and LEGO Education (www.legoeducation.com).
We hope to see you at Girls Connect!
Renee Fall, CAITE
Karen Sullivan, FIRST
Sarah Dunton, Girls Incorporated of Holyoke
Cathy Helgoe, LEGO Education
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