Core Values Teamwork Challenges

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COVID-19 has changed lives all over the world in many ways. We are very grateful that FIRST LEGO League will be able to continue this year. Obviously, though, the season this year is going to look very different for all teams.

One aspect of FIRST LEGO League that has always been fun is doing core values challenges within our teams. Core values challenges are great ways to build teamwork skills and grow closer as a team. However, social distancing makes it hard to participate in many of the standard ones. In this article, we will share with you 3 core values challenges that we came up with for our own team that can be completed virtually (such as over Zoom, Facetime, etc.) or in-person (with masks and social distancing of course!).

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2019 Moment Maker Tip #11

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Sometimes when EV3 robots are turning on, they glitch and get stuck in the “Starting” phase. It is important to turn on your robot early so you have time to fix this problem, should it happen.

To restart your EV3 without erasing all of the brick programs, follow these steps:

  1. Hold down the Back, Center, and Left buttons all at the same time.
  2. Wait until the screen goes blank before releasing the Back button.
  3. When the screen says “Starting” again, release the other two buttons.