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FIRST® will be closing at 3 p.m. Eastern Time Friday, July 2, and remain closed on Monday, July 5, in recognition of the U.S. Independence Day holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Tuesday, July 6. 



FIRST Founder Dean Kamen Assigns Homework 
Through the hard work and dedication of FIRST® LEGO®
League Explore teams, you aced Dean’s previous homework assignment, and our community made the Christa McAuliffe Silver Dollar possible – now it’s time to earn some extra credit! Your homework now is to help Dean finish the journey and continue to advocate for the Christa McAuliffe Silver Dollar coin to get it into the hands of as many people as you can. With you, we can grow FIRST and spark the curiosity of future generations to come, together. 

Check out Dean’s Homework Assignment page to read the full homework assignment and tips for earning another A+.  

Vote now!
Community Choice voting for the Global Innovation Awards powered by Star Wars: Force for Change now open! Check out the Global Innovation Awards Team Innovation Descriptions and Pitches then cast your votes for your favorite entries! FIRST LEGO League Explore teams will be inspired by the incredible innovations their older counterparts in FIRST have created.
Reminder to catch the Global Innovation Awards Show!
Be sure to tune into the show on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time for the Global Innovation Awards powered by Star Wars: Force for Change to celebrate the next generation. Visit this page to set a reminder and sign up for updates!



‘Tree farts’ make up about a fifth of greenhouse gases from ghost forests.




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