Tech Row Champion Bill Palmer and Senator Tim Kaine take in the FRC Virginia Regional at VCU
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There are many exciting FIRST activities and events taking place around Virginia throughout the year. These events are a unique opportunity to see hundreds of students leverage math, science, marketing, and innovation in a team environment where students build robotic solutions to complex problems which are posed to them under real-world conditions. Students, ages 6-18 years old, participate in these FIRST programs which involve research, collaboration with mentors, and, ultimately, strategizing, designing and fabricating a robot to complete various tasks. Students learn in a pro-active format as they participate in FIRST’s hands-on project-based activities.
These programs positively impact lives, encourage students to pursue higher education, and change students’ attitudes towards STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) subjects; ultimately, many of the FIRST Alumni are considering careers in STEM- related fields. These young people will be prepared for the workplace of the future.
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- Robotics team proves program's worth
- Virginia Teams Win Spots at Worldwide Robotics Championship
- Team 346 promotes the Virginia Regional on WRIC noon newscast
- Overseas teams give Virginia robotics tournament international flair
- Crabtree: Change the world one robot at a time
- The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is offering a series of STEM camps for high school students
- A Robot's Eye View - Franklin High School Robot at the FRC Virginia Regional
- FIRST Championship Video
- What is FIRST?
- NASA video including footage from the FRC Virginia Regional 2012
- FIRST 2011 Championship Wrap Video
- Performing a Different Role at the Siegel Center
- VirginiaFIRST "A View from All Sides"
- VirginiaFIRST Robotics Competition 10Year Retrospective
- FIRST FTC regional robotics at UVA
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