FIRST® is unique among the robotics and technology education landscape, leading the development of highly sought-after skills and preparing students to change the world today, and tomorrow.
For more than 30 years, we’ve changed the lives of millions of participants around the world through thrilling project-based, team-driven robotics challenges. Designed using evidence-based practices for STEM and 21st century learning, our Class Pack implementation options provide educators with flexible, high-quality STEM learning experiences for their PreK-12 students in the classroom or structured after-school programs.
Class Pack events are designed to be run by the school or organization. If you are interested in events run by our local program delivery partners and have the potential for progression to regional or national championships, check out our FIRST individual team pathway.
A robust robotics engineering curriculum that connects STEM topics to the real-world. In this year- long course students will be immersed in completing a project using computational thinking and the engineering design process. The interactive curriculum has everything you need to faciliate students through an exciting robotics course – allowing them to build teamwork, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
“...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.” — Dean Kamen, Founder