Materials needed to start:
- 2020/2021 First Lego League Playmakers DISCOVER Set
- Lego Duplo Steam Park Set
- Discover More – Six Bricks Duplo Sets.
- Team Meeting Guide for Coaches
- Engineering Notebooks for each learner
Playmakers DISCOVER Set:
Every year the Challenge theme changes thus the team will have to get a new DISCOVER set, every year.
Lego Duplo Steam Park Set:
It is available from SA Lego Education Retailer: Hands on Technologies. Private teams must buy their own set The set is not included in Registration Fee.
The Steam Park set can be re-used for many seasons and shared between 2 teams.
Discover More – Six Bricks Set:
Each learner will receive a DISCOVER More – Six Bricks Set, this consists of 2 sets of Six Bricks, to take home. The idea is that a Parent or Caretaker, can do Six Brick activities, with the child, at home, to help them develop more skills.
Team Meeting Guide:
This is a practical guide for Coaches,in which each session is outlined.. Each session is a page that is divided into the following parts: Teaching tips, Guided opening questions, 3 Tasks (with building time) and Sharing Session. The Learning Outcome, at the bottom of the page, can be used by the coach to make sure the team stays on track.
Each learner will receive an engineering notebook. In this book, learners can make notes or drawings of their designs. This book is shown at the celebration event to show the learner’s learning journey, with others that attend the celebration event.
The parent letter is for parents to help their kids develop new skills during the Discover program. This letter explains what the Discover program is about and includes some Six Bricks Activities. that parents can do with their child.
Place to do each session:
Find a a meeting space, such as as a classroom, playroom or garage. This must be a safe space where the kids can play with the provided Lego Sets.
◊ Keep in mind that a child can only be in 1 team for a season, but a Coach can have multiple teams.