Hello, we are the i-Bots,

an Australian robotics team from Glendal Primary School participating in FIRST LEGO League (FLL).

What is FIRST LEGO League?

Tomorrow's innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork.

Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. We must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field.

It all adds up to tons of fun while we learn to apply science, technology, engineering, and math concepts (STEM), plus a big dose of imagination, to solve a problem. Along our discovery journey, we develop critical thinking and team-building skills, basic STEM applications, and even presentation skills, as we must present our solutions with a dash of creativity to judges.

FLL 2017/18 Challenge: HYDRO DYNAMICS

In this season we had to learn all about water – how people find, transport, use, or dispose of it.

FIRST Championship

Our team proudly represented Australia at FIRST Championship in Houston, Texas, on 19th–22nd April 2017.

There were 108 teams representing different countries from around the world.

I learned that being part of a robotics team meant being able to cope with things not going according to plan (as we found out on competition) and being able to bounce back and re-strategise.

— Chiara

I really enjoyed meeting other teams and learning new things! Also, there was an Innovation Fair in our building where they had technology like virtual reality and cool robots made to perform certain tasks. The coolest part of the innovation faire for me was "Dragon's Breath" — you chew crackers dunked into the liquid nitrogen and you can see your breath.

— Dennis

The chance to go to this event and meet so many creative kids who share their love for science and technology, was amazing. I was very proud to represent Australia, see numerous teams and obviously, have fun!

— Danil

I also learnt many teamwork skills and problem solving skills. I loved going to everyone's booth and learning about their projects and their culture.

— Ashwin

It is very hard for me to decide on JUST ONE favourite out of all the fun, bright experiences that I had. One of my favourites was peeking into the FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition (A competition for older kids with more interesting and heavy robots). I also liked how we traded badges and local goods and of course the Glendal iBots "shop"!

— Joel

About Our Journey

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