FLL

20131207_145117Five Bacon LEGO Teams
(2013/2014 Season)

FLL introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface.  FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.

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Elementary and middle-school students get to:

  • IMG_5973Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology
  • Apply real-world math and science concepts
  • Research challenges facing today’s scientists
  • Learn critical thinking, team-building and presentation skills
  • Participate in tournaments and celebrations

What FLL teams accomplish is nothing short of amazing. It’s fun. It’s exciting. And the skills they learn will last a lifetime.

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IMG_6002Age Levels: 9-14

Link to First: FIRST Robotics FLL

Current Team Students:
Baconators: Tommy, Antonio, John, Rahul, Charles, Braden, CJ, Micheal

Bacon Builders:
 Cameron, Gabriel, Brandon, Sean, Diego, Ellis, Carson, James, Grant
BLTs: Emilio, Alex, John Paul, Joshua, Evan, Kobe
Return of the Bacon: Inko, Matt, Rylan, Helana, Ian B, Kyle, Andrew, Kail
XplodingBrix: Samuel, Mattias, Rio, Joshua, Nathan, Owen

Return of the Bacon

Where they have been: 

  • 66077_10151178243218741_1386851639_n2013-14:
    Bear Lake Bash: Return of the Bacon: Technical Award and Xploding Brix won a bid to Regionals.
  • 0542012-13, XplodingBrix #7107: Jumpin’ Jackson Jam Tournament, Merritt Island Christian School’s Fiesta Grande, and Florida FLL Championship Tournament
  • 18027_10151178860618741_1933876587_n2012-13, Return of the Bacon: Central Florida Regionals
  • 2012-13, Baconators: Jumpin’ Jackson Jam Tournament
  • 2011/2012 - the BLT’s Foodapooloza Qualifying Tournament
  • 2011/2012 - Return of the Bacon, Rockstar Robotics Qualifier
  • BAdEzs0CAAAPk3X2011/2012 - the BLT’s Kitchen Knightmare, Regional
  • 2010/2011 – RoboBacon attended the Legonators Robot Rodeo Qualifying Tournament
  • 2010/2011 – RoboBacon attended a Florida Regional Event

Awards:

  • Fall2012 051 2012-13 – XplodingBrix #7107: Robot Performance Award  and Champion’s Award (Jumpin’ Jackson Jam Tournament), Highest Score at Table Run Award and 1st Place Technical Award (Merritt Island Christian School’s Fiesta Grande)  and Rising Star Award at the Florida FLL Championship Tournament
  • 2012-13 – Return of The Bacon: Technical Award, Core Values Award, Central Florida Regionals
  • 2010/2011 – RoboBacon – A Programming Award at their Qualifying Tournament & Third Place Project Award at their Regional

Season: September through April
2013 Challenge: Nature’s Fury
2012 Challenge: Senior Solutions
2011 Challenge: Food Factor, Keeping Food Safe