What is FIRST?
It's mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
It's not just building a robot, it's TEAMWORK.
Students get to:
Learn from professional engineers
"To create a world where science and technology are celebrated... where young people dream of becoming science and technology heroes."
Israel, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines,
Turkey, and the United Kingdom