Fort Caspar Academy

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Working Hours: Weekdays 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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4100 W. 38th St. Casper, WY 82604

Lego Robotics

Fort Caspar Academy has two Lego Robotics teams that begin meeting in the Fall for a December competition:

Junior First Lego League – Grades K – 3

First Lego League – Grades 4 & 5

 

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Junior First Lego League

Head Coach: John Stoysich

Focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children ages 6-9, Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.  Just like FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®), this program features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches and the Jr.FLL Core Values, students work with LEGO elements and moving parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review.Team Members get to:

  • Design and build solutions using LEGO elements
  •   Apply real-world math and science concept
  •   Research challenges facing today’s scientists
  •   Learn team building and presentation skills
  •   Develop Show Me poster

Students participating in Jr. Lego League will be divided into teams of 5 or 6 and assigned a parent coach.

Meetings TBD

There will be a $10 participation fee for Jr. Lego Robotics.


First Lego League

Coaches: Angie Schrader & John Stoysich

Introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.Elementary and middle-school students get to:

  •   Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology
  •   Apply real-world math and science concepts
  •   Research challenges facing today’s scientists
  •   Learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills
  •   Participate in tournaments and celebrations

2017 Season Lego Robotics:

  • The FCA Lego Robotics club will begin meeting in the fall with an informational meeting Wednesday, September 13th after school in the library.
  • Participating students will then meet every Tuesday and Thursday after school until 5:00 p.m.
  • All participants will have a chance to work on a project. Fort Caspar Academy will register one team of 10 to compete in the district competition December 2nd. All club members will have a chance to compete for a spot on the 10-member team.
  • There will be a $20 participation fee for Lego Robotics.

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