Blacksburg robotics team to offer workshop to newcomers

Photo by Henry Bass
The Fire Breathing Rubber Duckies will provide guidance for FLL teams at the March 3rd FLL All-Day Workshop at the Pulaski County Youth Center.

Lisa Bass
Contributing writer

The Tuxedo Pandas FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team is offering a FIRST Lego League workshop at the Pulaski County Youth Center on Saturday, March 3.

FIRST stands For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology, encouraging STEM through robotics competition and project-based learning. The FLL targets students from fourth through ninth grade, approximately ages 9 through 14 years old.

This all-day event will give interested students, parents and teachers a chance to experience the most fun elements of the FLL robot building and programming in preparation of a competition.

Adult and children participants will get a thorough overview of what to expect when forming or joining an FLL team. For existing FLL teams or members, there will be workshops to enhance programming skills,…

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