“The great addition of FIRST LEGO League Jr. Discovery Edition to the Progression of FIRST Programs allows the youngest students to engage with STEM in a fun, hands-on way,” said Donald E. Bossi, president of FIRST.
The new Lego Boost Droid Commander set lets kids build and control iconic Star Wars droids while learning some basic coding.
“I’m constantly learning new things from my peers that I would miss out on without a program like this."
The new sets for the 2019-2020 FIRST LEGO League season are based on the theme of architecture and are titled BOOMTOWN BUILD℠” and CITY SHAPER℠.
"With SPIKE Prime and the lessons featured in the SPIKE app, these children will be inspired to experiment with different solutions, try new things and ultimately become more confident learners," said Esben Stærk Jørgensen, president of LEGO Education