Clinic set for Lego robotics coaches

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TROY — WACO Learning Center will host a free First Lego League coach’s clinic, Aug. 23 from 6 to 7 p.m., in teh WACO Air Museum, 1865 S. county Road 25 A., Troy.

Register at 937-335-9226 or call for information.

First Lego League is a robotics program for 9-14-year-olds, which is designed to get children excited about science and technology and teach them employment and life skills. In FLL, the children program an autonomous robot using the Lego Mindstorms robot set to score points on a thematic playing surface, complete a science project and learn to teamwork.

The clinic will cover the three components of an FLL competition, tips and best practices for a FLL coach, timing of the 2016 season and an introduction into programming the EV3 robots. There is no cost for the seminar and no obligation to coach.

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