St. Charles Parish Girl Scouts participate in Lego League

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March 21, 2014 at 10:43 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

(Front Row L-R): Megan Trahan and LiAnn Schexnayder. (Back row L-R) : Coach Christina Crotwell, Kaitlyn Moore, Kassidy Dunn, Emilie Crotwell, Callie Naquin, Sophia Matylis and Assistant Coach Lauri Trahan.
(Front Row L-R): Megan Trahan and LiAnn Schexnayder. (Back row L-R) : Coach Christina Crotwell, Kaitlyn Moore, Kassidy Dunn, Emilie Crotwell, Callie Naquin, Sophia Matylis and Assistant Coach Lauri Trahan.
A group of St. Charles Parish Girl Scouts recently participated in their First Lego League challenge and came home with the next best thing to winning, The Rising Star Award.

First Lego League (FLL) is designed for children grades 4-8 (ages 9-14) and introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges. In FLL, children are submersed in real world science and technology challenges, which teach them to think like scientists and engineers. Teams design their own solution to a current scientific question or problem and build autonomous LEGO robots that perform a series of missions.

Guided by their imaginations and adult coaches and mentors, FLL participants develop valuable life skills and discover exciting career possibilities while learning that they can make a positive contribution to society.




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