STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics in Education


26 & 27 November 2010 - Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia

FIRST Lego League 2010: Body Forward Challenge

The FIRST Lego League DEMONSTRATION will present

what 2010 Challengers have created!

Come along to see for yourself

lego1FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is a global program created to get children excited about science and technology. Through the 2010 Body Forward™ Challenge, 9 to 16 year olds will explore the cutting-edge world of Biomedical Engineering to discover innovative ways to repair injuries, overcome genetic predispositions, and maximize the body’s potential, with the intended purpose of leading happier and healthier lives. The cornerstone of the program is its Core Values, which emphasise friendly competition, learning, and community involvement.

lego2Each yearly Challenge has two parts, the Project and the Robot Game. Working in teams of three to ten children and guided by at least one adult coach, teams have 8 weeks to:

  • Build an autonomous robot to carry out pre-designed missions in 2½ minutes
  • Analyse, research, and invent a solution to a real world problem