FIRST Robotics Competition kicks off January 5 at 10:30 a.m. ET; Bosch is a new Strategic Partner; inspiring kids to use STEM for good
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For Inspiration & Recognition of Science and Technology


All systems go! This Saturday, January 5, at 10:30 a.m. ET, join us for the 2019 FIRST® Robotics Competition season Kickoff – powered by Rockwell Automation. Watch the game reveal of DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE Presented By The Boeing Company live on the FIRST® Twitch channel.

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Bosch Expands Partnership with FIRST

FIRST is proud to announce Bosch as a FIRST Strategic Partner. A FIRST supporter for 18 years, the company will continue to provide funding, equipment, volunteers, and more to enhance the reach and overall impact of FIRST. Bosch joins more than 20 other companies in the top-tier level of sponsorship.

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Inspiring Kids to use STEM for Good

For Computer Science Education Week, streaming star Kitboga teamed up with FIRST to show students how they can use their STEM skills for good. In a Q&A with Diversity in Steam Magazine, Kitboga shares his advice for students who want to pursue STEM fields.

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The Future of Computer Science Education

FIRST sponsors, alumni, educators, mentors, and students joined FIRST President Don Bossi on Twitter to reflect on the current landscape of computer science education, where it’s headed, and how we can improve access for educators, parents, and students alike.

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OUR VISION: “ 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