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Greenwood High to host Robotic Competition
AK Rajput | 12 Jan 2015

Greenwood High International School will be hosting the regional championship of the FIRST LEGO League(FLL) and Jr.FLL India at its campus on January 17th & 18th, 2015.

It is an annual international robotics competition organised by India STEM Foundation, a not for profit organization for children aged between 9 and 16 and aims at promoting interest in technology and the spirit of innovation in students. The event theme this year is called FLL World Class – Learning Unleashed, will see participation by several teams from across the state.

The event will provide a platform for young scholars to develop their problem solving skills, creativity and level of education in subjects like Science and Mathematics. The competition will bring science, technology and education on a single platform.

The regional Chapters of FLL India will be held in 5 cities across India. The teams which qualify in the regional level will compete in the nationals to be held on February 05 & 06, 2015 at New Delhi. The national winners will be competing in the world level robotics competition, to be held at St. Louis in the United States of America (US) from April 23rd to 26th, 2015.

FIRST LEGO League 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. There are total three parts in the league, namely Robot Game, Project Research and Core Values.

"Robotics programs in schools give students an opportunity to get acquainted with technology that is poised to bring about radical changes in many disciplines. The First Lego League (FLL) India is one of the largest Robotics competitions in India. We are happy to host it at our premises and pleased to see our promising students availed of this global level opportunity", said Ms. Niru Agarwal, Trustee, Greenwood High.