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Sidney First Lego League participates in Nebraska Robotics Expo


For The Sun-Telegraph

Cheyenne County's 4-H Robotics team We Bot da Fun competed on Saturday at the Nebraska State First Lego League Robotics Tournament at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland. They brought home a trophy for teamwork.

The Sidney First Lego League (FLL) Team went to the 2016 Nebraska Robotics Expo in Ashland, Neb. on Saturday and walked away with a trophy for teamwork.

According to Cynthia Gill, Extension Educator with 4H Youth Development, the kids get so much more from the program.

"The kids are so engaged with the program, they work together to learn but also it's really the kids that drive the program" says Gill.

First Lego League work in teams coached by volunteers to research real-world problems such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution.

They also desi...

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