Build­ing up to com­pe­ti­tion

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YOUNG Lego ex­perts are pre­par­ing for Curtin Univer­sity’s First Lego League this Sun­day, test­ing their skills in con­struct­ing and pro­gram­ming a robot.

Teams from across Perth have been build­ing a robot from a Lego Mind­storms kit that they have to pro­gram to au­tonomously com­plete a se­ries of mis­sions to score as many points as pos­si­ble.

First Lego League is a global sci­ence and tech­nol­ogy com­pe­ti­tion for 9 to 16 year olds. Other events this Sun­day are at Comet Bay Col­lege in Se­cret Har­bour and St Stephen’s School in Car­ra­mar.

Pic­ture: Martin Ken­nealey

Con­nor Buchel and Mub­tasim Ma­sud pre­pare for the first Lego League.

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