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Colorado 4-H Robotics is the hub for Colorado 4-H robotics information on the state 4-H robotics competition, different robotics teams and links to videos of youth participants in 4-H robotics.

Colorado State 4-H Robotics Contest

Teaching Challenge-Based Robotics

Learn how to run a challenge-based robotics program in your community through this series of videos and resources for 4-H agents and robotics coaches.

 

US FIRST is an organization that exposes young people to robotics, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) though a competitive environment. The mission of FIRST is to transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders. US FIRST has partnered with 4-H to reach youth.  FIRST offers four competitions for youth of various ages and Computer Science interests. FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is for youth 14-18 and is the most complex and advanced of the FIRST competitions. FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is for youth 14-18 who build a smaller robot. FIRST Lego League (FLL) is for youth 9-14 and youth utilize Lego NXT Mindstorms to build a robot and research a current sociality issue. Jr. FIRST Lego League (FLL) is for youth 6-9 and is similar to FLL.
www.usfirst.org

GEAR TECH 21 Robotics and GPS

The Robotics Alliance Project Mission Promotes NASA’s mission to create the human, technical, and programmatic advancement of robotic capabilities and their implementation for future robotic space exploration.
http://robotics.nasa.gov

The Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institute integrates robotics technology into everyday life.
http://www.ri.cmu.edu/

The Tech provides basic information about what a robot is and what robots are capable of doing.
http://www.thetech.org/exhibits/online/robotics/

The National Robotics Week website promotes the celebration of National Robotics Week, which is held annually in the month of April.
http://www.nationalroboticsweek.org/

Robotics
http://robotics.nasa.gov/edu/matrix.php

LEGO 9580 Education WeDo Construction Kit User’s Guide
https://c10645061.ssl.cf2.rackcdn.com/resources/wedo user’s guide.pdf

Introduction to the LEGO Education WeDo Software
http://aux.legoeducation.us/WeDoMastery/Introduction.html

EV3 Programming Missions

http://www.lego.com/en-us/mindstorms/downloads/download-software

RoboRAVE International

http://roboquerque.org/

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For a more complete list of robotics competitions:

http://robotics.nasa.gov/events/competitions.php