Play ball! If you're joining us at FIRST Championship St. Louis, get your tickets for FIRST Night at the Ballpark!

FIRST Night At The Ballpark
We celebrate director Steve McQueen, the women behind the #BlackLivesMatter movement and those encouraging the next generation of leaders

Celebrating Black History Month: the men and women blazing a trail in STEM and modern culture
FIRST Inspire Blog contributor Dr. AnnMarie Thomas (director of the Playful Learning Lab) explores the Playful Side of STEM.

The Playful Side of STEM | FIRST
Have a flair for design? Check out this contest!

Mike, Engineering Technician for FIRST LEGO League, explains why he engineers. Share your own photo using #IEngineerBecause! #nationalengineersweek
BAE Systems Electronic Systems employees share why they engineer. Why do you? #IEngineerBecause #NationalEngineersWeek
#IEngineerBecause of my insatiable curiosity, my inclination to tinker & fix things. At 3M I engineer to make a difference & better lives. - Margot Branigan, Advanced Research Chemist, Food Safety Department, 3M
Today is Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. Who introduced you to engineering? #NationalEngineersWeek #IEngineerBecause
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Why do YOU engineer? #IEngineerBecause #NationalEngineersWeek
We can only go up from here... ⬆ #girlsinstem #nationalengineersweek #iengineerbecause
That's the spirit @_gracenote_ ! #nationalengineersweek #morethanrobots #IEngineerBecause : @cchsjaybots
It's #NationalEngineersWeek! We want to know why YOU engineer. Share a photo like this one (of our very own Alex Herreid, Software Engineer for FIRST Robotics Competition), tag us, and use the hashtag #IEngineerBecause - we may share it on our page! You can also email us your photos at Happy snapping!
If you ask us, stereotypes were meant to be smashed. #girlsinstem

Girls in STEM: Smashing the stereotypes - Inside Job
Get to know the brilliant minds that brought you blood banks, personal computers, touch-tone telephones, and more.

11 African American Inventors Who Changed the World
In honor of #BlackHistoryMonth, AMC Theatres and 20th Century Fox have teamed up to bring audiences in select cities a free screening of Hidden Figures. Check to see if this is offered in a city near you this weekend!

How to See 'Hidden Figures' for Free This Weekend
A FIRST Robotics Competition team (FRC Integra - Team 3646) designed a robotic arm to rescue a puppy that had been stuck in a well in Istanbul for 11 days. Our heart! ❤

Puppy stuck in Istanbul well rescued after 11 days
Happy Valentines Day! We created some special FIRST valentines for you to share with the one who makes your heart beep faster. <3
"...Isaac’s love of science began when he was one. He was mesmerized by the documentary series Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey from astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson."

This St. Louis 6-year-old is collecting bow ties for science