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> FLL Animal Allies  2016-17 Resources and Worksheets. > Time to make shirts for your teams. Check out our Cool Clothing Article
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> Calibrate Your Motors. Simple process works perfectly! > Check out FIRSTInMaryland.org
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Click here for the main TechBrick Portal

ANIMAL ALLIES FLL WORKSHEETS AND RESOURCES ARE LIVE! GET 'EM NOW. SCORING SHEETS POSTED, TOO!!
>>>
CHECK OUT THE NEW FIRST in MARYLAND SITE!

> FLL Animal Allies  2016-17 Resources and Worksheets. > Time to make shirts for your teams. Check out our Cool Clothing Article
> Check out Mission Cards. Amazing way to work the table challenge. > Visit ZOZUDE.COM for 100's of science competitions.
> Calibrate Your Motors. Simple process works perfectly! > Check out FIRSTInMaryland.org
RESOURCES: Awards * Highlights * History * MethodologyPrograms * General Resources  * Ask Miss Minifig* Team Tips * Tech Tips
SEARCH THE SITE  SUPPORT TECHBRICK IF WE HAVE HELPED YOU. CLICK HERE   | RobotMats Training Mats  |  Newsletter Signup 
Site MapOur Sponsors FIRST in MD T (JrFLL/FLL/FTC/FRC)   | US FIRSTFRC 3941 Team Site | STEM action
All Year's Sites  2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 |  CURRENT SITE: 2016-17
2014/15 SITE:  Home  *  Challenge Worksheets and Resources  *  Events  *  Contact/RegisterDirections

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US FIRST RESOURCES: READ EVERYTHING AT THE CHALLENGE PAGES. DON'T SKIP ONE DOCUMENT.

The Program Page
http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc

FRC Kickoff
http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/frc/kickoff

Rich Becker's Presentation on Pneumatics for FRC

Rich Becker did a great overview of the technical issues of using pneumatics on your robot. Pneumatics are essential for many of the mechanical challenges faced by FRC Teams.

TechBrickPneumatics.pdf


Best Place to Buy an Engineering Notebook
BOOKFACTORY at http://www.bookfactory.com

Here is the link for their engineering notebooks: 
http://www.bookfactory.com/engineering-notebooks/engineering-notebooks.html

We have used these books for the past four years. They are elegantly constructed, immensely durable, and feel and look great. They will emboss it with your team's name/number as well. They come in various sizes and pages counts. We recommend the A4 or 8 7/8 * 11 1/4" format.

And they are super friendly and ship everywhere...


Mundane and Boring Subjects that will Change Your Digital Life

This a series one page articles that summarize all the key points of critical communications issues. The topics in red below will be of particular interest to mentors and teams. But you should still read the all them.

FIVE IMPORTANT BUSINESS PRINCIPLES 3
FILE NAMING SO YOU CAN FIND YOUR WORK 4
FOLDER NAMING AND VERSIONING 5
A MOST EXCELLENT TIP FOR OUTLOOK PART 1 6
E-COMMERCE IS HARD: No Magic Bullets 7
FORMAT YOUR EMAIL IN A SENSIBLE MANNER 8
DONíT SEND TO, CC OR BCC WHEN YOU SHOULD SEND PERSONALLY 9
NITTY GRITTY OF WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT 10
WHAT IS A CORPORATE ID? 11
DESIGNING A LOGO 12
THE SIX BASIC WORD FUNCTIONS TO KNOW 13
GOOD TYPE MAKES A DIFFERENCE. REALLY. 14
CAN YOU WEATHER :) CLOUD COMPUTING? 15
FROM 36 EXPOSURES TO 3600: HOW TO SORT DIGITAL PHOTOS 16
MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS FLOW CHART 17
PRIMER ON THE REASON FOR REQUIREMENTS 18
UNABASHED SELF PROMOTION 19

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Main FLL 2015-2016 Resources Page
NEW! FLL 2013-14 Training Presentations.
Team Tips and General Resources from 2012. Lot's of Great Stuff.

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Previous Year's Resources:
Smart Move
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Power Puzzle
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Body Forward
Food Factor
Senior Solutions

How to Get Replacement Parts for Table Models

New Teams Click Here for Tons of Resources

Cool group exercises for team building. Get Them Now!

The ultimate helper for mission planning: Mission Cards.

Resources for
Jr. FIRST LEGO League

Must Visit Website
http://www.nxtprograms.com

Hundreds of practical examples, photos, and full building instructions for programming.
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE: The Unofficial Guide

New Must  Have Book!  OK. You're ready to start an JrFLL, FLL, or FTC team. What should you do next? 
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