VirginiaFIRST

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) FIVirginiaFIRST embraces the mission of FIRST to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. VirginiaFIRST supports the vision of FIRST to transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology heroes. VirginiaFIRST works to make the FIRST Vision and Mission a reality for every young pe...
STEM Leadership Programs for Youth in DC, MD, VA
 
This project engages students with direct hands on programs using robotics as the "vehicle" to develop the technical and non technical life skills (STEM concepts and life skills such as teamwork, leadership and creative thinking) to be successful in future academic and career efforts. The K-12 continuum of FIRST programs builds upon skills and concepts, setting participants apart from their peers in both life skills and technical expertise as they mature.
DC Metro FIRST
 
We are the Virginia-based affiliate of FIRST, an international non-profit mentoring organization that was created to excite young people about science and technology, prepare today's students to enter tomorrow's advanced technology-based workplace, and provide them with valuable life skills.We work with our FIRST program partners to bring hands-on project-based learning programs to over 1000s children. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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