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KC Regional FIRST® Training: FIRST® Tech Challenge (Day 1)

July 28 @ 8:30 am - 5:30 pm


Join the FIRST Education team in Missouri for two fun hands-on days to help you deliver our robotics program to your students ages 12-18.

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FIRST® Tech Challenge (grades 8-12)

Join us for FIRST® Tech Challenge in-person professional development at KC STEM Alliance in Kansas City, Missouri. You will work with other teachers during this two-day learning experience that provides you with all the tools you need to facilitate this FIRST® program and achieve STEM learning objectives in your classroom.

PLEASE NOTE: The first session starts on Thursday, July 28, 2022 from 8:30am – 5:30pm. The second session is on Friday, July 29, 2022, from 8:00am – 3:30 pm. Please make travel arrangements to allow to attend both sessions the full amount of time.

As a participant in the FIRST Tech Challenge immersive learning experience you will:

  • Work in small groups with other attendees using either a Pitsco or REV robot
  • Understand how to code using Blockly programming software
  • Utilize, model, and reinforce the FIRST Core Values
  • Learn how to facilitate hands-on activities for the classroom or after-school programs and more!
  • Participate in the FIRST experience from a student’s point of view and more!

FIRST will provide:

  • Either Pitsco or REV robot
  • Control and Communication Set
  • Electronics Module and Sensor Set

You need to bring:

  • Computer with Internet Access

REGISTER HERE (Registration is for days 1 & 2)


July 28
8:30 am - 5:30 pm
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KC STEM Alliance
4825 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64155 United States
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