FIRST 2013 Annual Report - page 12-13

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Celebrating
“We are very excited
about offering
services that
kids canafford,
regardless of their
background or
income.”
Accomplishments
20,000 6-9 year olds participatedon 3,347 teams
fromNorthAmerica to celebrate curiosity, imagination,
discovery, and teamwork
Noteworthy
Largest-ever Jr.FLLWorldFestival Expo featured40 teams
(fromNorthAmerica, Spain, andChina);
allows
teams from around theworld topost profiles and interact with eachother
TheChallenge
Teams explored the obstacles somepeople
face as they get older, thenbuiltmodels
made out of LEGO
®
elements, and
created
ShowMe
posters depicting
their journey of discovery
Expos
3
More than 100 regional Expos
3
Jr.FLLWorldFestival Expo inSt. Louis
GradesK-3
2004
125
2005
327
2006
702
2007
1,
4
2008
1,2 3
2009
1,448
2010
2,147
2011
2,985
2012
3,347
YEA
s
Celebrating
OUTREACH
APRILPATRICK | HARLEM JR.FLL
TEAMGROWTH
Founded
the first Jr.FLL team and League inHarlem
(NYC), with a longwait-list of hopeful members
Introduced
LEGO construction andSTEM fundamentals
to kids from variedbackgrounds, from
wealthy private school children to
families from impoverished homes,
some of whomhadnever playedwith LEGO elements
before or understood the extent or capabilities
Attracted
world-classSTEMprofessionals (interactivedesigners,
software engineers, renowned educators, and
astrophysicists) as teamCoaches and educational
supporters, aswell as LEGO kit donors
2009
1,448
2010
2, 47
2011
2,985
2012
3,347
YEAR
Teams
at
1,2-3,4-5,6-7,8-9,10-11 14-15,16-17,18-19,20-21,22-23,24-25,26-27,28-29,30-31,32-33,...48
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