FIRST LEGO League Explore Grants – 2021

There are 2 Explore Grant options: 

  1. Explore Class Pack Grant – 30 learner in 7 teams, must be implemented for 2 classes
  2. Single team Grant 4-6 learners in 1 team

FIRST LEGO League Explore is a 12 session programme for learners aged 6 –10 years and each session should be at least an hour in duration. 

OPTION 1:  EXPLORE CLASS PACK  GRANT

Class Pack Connect Grants can be implemented at schools or Community Centres, especially in under-served communities. After the 12 sessions, the team will be sharing their  STEM journey with parents, educators and learners at a FIRST LEGO League Explore Celebration Event at their school or Community Centre.  A FIRST SA representative could  be invited to the Explore Celebration Event!

With a class of 30 learners, you could have 7 teams of 4-5  learners. Each team must be registered as a participating team.

Class Pack Connect Grant includes: for 2 classes

Returnable equipment:
  • 7 x  FIRST LEGO League Explore set
  • 7 x  Bluetooth enabled Tablet
  • 7 x  WeDo 2.0 Core set
Non-returnable equipment:
  • 60  x  Engineering Notebooks
  •   2  x  Team Meeting Guides for Coaches
  • 14  x  Certificates for Awards
  • 60  x  Medals for all participants.

The coaches/mentors is required to send session reports at the completion of each session. A template will be provided. These reports must be emailed to explore@firstsa.org

After the celebration event, a subsequent implementation may be negotiated. If a next implementation is not planned, the Returnable Equipment must be returned to FIRST SA, to ensure that other learners benefit from this grant as well.

OPTION 2:  SINGLE TEAM GRANT

Single team Grants can be implemented at schools or Community Centres, as a after school activity, especially in under-served communities. After the 12 sessions, the team will be sharing their  STEM journey with parents, educators and learners at a selected Regional Event. Teams must register for a Regional Event.

There can be 4-6 learners in 1 team.

Single Team Grant includes:

Returnable equipment:
  • 1 x  FIRST LEGO League Explore set
  • 1  x  WeDo 2.0 Core set
Non-returnable equipment:
  • 6  x  Engineering Notebooks 
  • 1  x  Team Meeting Guide for Coaches
  • Team Registration

At the Regional FIRST LEGO League Event the teams will receive medals and possible Awards.

The coaches/mentors is required to send session reports at the completion of each session. A template will be provided. These reports must be emailed to explore@firstsa.org

After the Regional Event, a subsequent implementation may be negotiated. If a next implementation is not planned, the Returnable Equipment must be returned to FIRST SA, to ensure that other learners benefit from this grant as well.

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