FLL Useful Links

General FLL Links

US First – First Lego League

First Lego League – Into Orbit

FLL Blog

FLL Youtube Channel

FIRST STEM Discovery Hub – everything you need to guide your team to a successful first season

Starting a Team

Start a team – everything you need to know to start an FLL team

Tutorials

Schoolology (FIRST Steps) – Recommended for new coaches, these online modules will help you plan activities for your meetings. Request access here.

STEMcentric – a great video tutorial page for ALL Lego robots! This a great place to start for any team, but also has advanced tutorials as well.

STEMRobotics – a repository for education materials using robotics for technology and engineering education (including computer science). Requires free account.

EV3Lessons – another great resource for teaching EV3 programming. This website has very short power points for each subject so you can build your own course. It also has worksheets and other downloads.

Domabot – simple and fast to build NXT and EV3 robots (although the robots are a bit wide for the FLL competition it is a great robot to introduce your team to NXT/EV3s, quick to build so they can start learning programming quickly)

Mastering Lego Robots/ – Tutorials and hints on FLL Robotics.

Builderdude35 – EV3 Tutorials

Other Programming Languages

Lego Engineering – here is a list of alternative programming languages for Lego Mindstorms.  It also contains links to obtain the software.

Lego

Lego Software Downloads [note: the gyro, sonar and sound sensor blocks have to be downloaded and installed separately (links on the same page as the software). For install instructions see THIS LINK]

Lego Video Tutorials

Lego Education Lesson Plans – Thousands of lesson plans for all the Lego Bots (WeDo, EV3, Spike). Best to filter by “Product”

EV3 Kit Inventory Sheets

EV3 Motors and Sensors Handout

EV3 User’s Guide

Lego Color Sensor Test Sheet

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