Honored that President Obama shared a photo with a FIRST LEGO League Jr. team from the 2015 White House Science Fair as part of his farewell letter on his Facebook page. We are grateful for all of the support President Obama has given FIRST and STEM throughout his time in office.
Ready. Set. Create! Check out this week's Inspire Blog about teaching computer programming from Drew McConnell, Manager of Digital Learning for FIRST.

Teaching Computer Programming: Get Ready-Set-Create! | FIRST

We couldn't agree more! #kidinventorday
FIRST is proud to offer 2017 STEM Equity Community Innovation Grant opportunities! This grant is designed to support communities seeking to provide greater access to quality STEM experiences for students in grades K-12. Letters of intent are due on January 20!

STEM Grant

"Sometimes doing things completely different is what's necessary for evolution and innovation." #MLKDAY

Leadership Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

#gameface! What's yours? #firststeamworks @rexmachinatcs with @repostapp
Reluctantly crouched at the starting line.Engines pumping & thumping in ⏰The flashes the goes ⬆ Churning & burning they yearn 4 the
We had a great time working with Visit Detroit to hold a press event at the North American International Auto Show! Thank you to Governor Rick Snyder and Ken Morris of General Motors, as well as our Detroit-based FIRST teams, for helping us generate excitement for FIRST Championship Detroit!
Caught this sweet moment at the FIRST Reception here at Cobo Center, Detroit: a FIRST Robotics Competition student shows a FIRST LEGO League Jr. student how to drive a robot.
Dean Kamen addressing the crowd at a FIRST Press Conference at #naias talking about why we are excited to bring #FIRSTChamp to America's Comeback City, Detroit, starting in 2018. #firstinspires #thecomebackcity
FIRST is excited to visit Detroit this week for activities at the North American International Auto Show! Follow our social media channels, as well as Visit Detroit, for a backstage pass to all the action.

January 8-22, 2017 - North American International Auto Show

Our Founder Dean Kamen was recently tapped by The White House to organize research efforts and create an industry to regenerate human tissue and organs.

Kamen to lead $294M effort in Manchester Millyard to grow human organs on industrial scale | New Hampshire

A Conversation with Dr. Michio Kaku, Physicist; Co-founder of String Field Theory; Author; Host of the radio programs Exploration and Science Fantastic and Dr. Jedidah Isler, Astrophysicist; Founder, Executive Producer, and Host, Vanguard: Conversations with Women of Color in S.T.E.M.

Saluting a New Guard of S.T.E.M. Stars

We are so excited to finally share the details of #firststeamworks! Human players on the field - whaaat?! Let us know what you think of the new FIRST Robotics Competition game in the comments!

2017 FIRST Robotics Competition STEAMWORKS Game Animation

This is the official game animation for the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition game, FIRST STEAMWORKS. The game was announced Saturday, January 7, 2017. For mor...

Live reactions to #firststeamworks here at the kickoff in Manchester, NH! What's yours?
Frank, Director of FIRST Robotics Competition wants you to tune in at 10:00 am EST for the special preshow #FIRSTSTEAMWORKS
Grab your goggles and get your first look at the 2017/2018 season of FIRST Lego League​ and FIRST Lego League Jr. during the Kickoff preshow starting at 10:00 am EST! [ Firstinspires.org Link ]
Dean Kamen reveals to Nicole Sawyer of The Huffington Post What Your Child Will Need to Know to Lead a Successful Life in the 21st Century

Inventor Dean Kamen: What Your Child Will Need to Know to Lead a Successful Life in the 21st Century

We caught up with #FIRSTAlum and last year's #FIRSTParody champ, Jordan Grant, here at Dean Kamen's house for tonight's Founder's Reception!
Kickoff is just around the corner! We are delivering Kits of Parts to more than 100 events this Saturday, and we are delivering control of our Instagram account to FIRST Strategic Partner, FedEx.

Don't miss their takeover for exclusive behind the scenes content from FIRST Headquarters and our flagship Kickoff at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, NH. #FIRSTSTEAMWORKS

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