FLL Coaching Resources

COACHING

Seasoal

FIRST Schoology Modules
• 2016 Coaches' Handbook 
• Techbrick (lots of coaching, building, and practical information)
• Fundraising 101 (2011)  pdf

Materials

• What are some differences between the NXT and EV3?
• 4x8 Table Construction
• 4x8 Stow and Go Table Instructions (for those that need lightweight and portable)

Tournament Details

• Tournament Checklist  pdf
• Rubrics: Core ValuesProjectRobot DesignProgramming

BUILDING ROBOTS

• QLB 2.1 Robot Building Instructions by Rand Whillock,www.whillockvisions.com
• EV3 Robot Design Ideas by EV3Lessons.com
• LEGO Engineering (programming and building tutorials by Tufts University)
• Mini Challenges
• Robot Building ver 1.3 (2004)  pdf
• Art of LEGO Design by Fred Martin  pdf

PROGRAMMING

EV3 & NXT

• EV3 and NXT Programming Tutorials by STEMcentric
• EV3 Programming Tutorials by EV3Lessons.com
 EV3 Home Edition Programming Software - FREE
• Robotics for Beginners by Rowan University Laboratory - designed for teachers
• LEGO Engineering
• Programming Instructions for NXT & EV3 from Carnegie Mellon

 

 NXT

• Basic NXT Programming Downloads and Videos 
• FLL Programming 101 with NXT-G  pdf
• FLL Programming 101 with NXTPL  ppt
• LEGO Mindstorms NXT-G Programming Guide  Book by James Floyd Kelly
• Sensor Videos
These videos are not challenge specific. They are meant to address more strategic issues like how to use sensors or how to approach retrievables.

RETRIEVABLES

LIGHT SENSOR

TOUCH SENSOR

ROTATION SENSOR

THE PROJECT

• Research Project How To  pdf and ppt
• Check out these informative videos on how to get started

WHAT IS THE PROJECT?

HAVING A SUCCESSFUL PROJECT

PROJECT PRESENTATION

6 FLL TEAMS PROJECT JOURNEY

TOURNAMENT JUDGING VIDEOS

It is hard to describe in words what a tournament or judging experience is like. Coaches and teams can use these videos to prepare for judging.

► Teamwork (Core Values) 
"Microscopic Nano Jedi Penguins" (2007)
This session took place before a Core Values Activity was required

► The Project
"Caught in a Brainstorm" (2014)

 Robot Design and Programming 
"Running with NanoScissors" (2007)

ROBOT DESIGN

 

PROGRAMMING