First LEGO League Team

Basin Elementary is kicking off the third season of the LEGO League competition.  This is no easy task, as proven in the past two years.   This year’s challenge is City Shaper.   You can find additional information at

The First LEGO League is based on the CORE Values
Discovery: We explore new skills and ideas.
Innovation: We use creativity and persistence to solve problems.
Impact: We apply what we learn to improve our world.
Inclusion: We respect each other and embrace our differences.
Teamwork: We are stronger when we work together.
Fun: We enjoy and celebrate what we do!

FIRST LEGO League teams get to:

Research challenges facing today’s scientists
Design, build, test and program robots using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® technology
Apply real-world math and science concepts
Learn critical thinking, team-building, and presentation skills
Participate in tournaments and celebrations
Understand and practice Gracious Professionalism®

Resource Pages

Kickoff Video

Mission Building Instructions

Mission Score Sheet

Game Guide

Core Values Rubric (Scoring Guide)

Awards – explains how teams achieve awards 

University of Idaho Lego First League site

Mission 1. Elevated Places, 2, 3
Mission 2. Crane, 2, 3
Mission 3. Inspection Drone
Mission 4. Design for Wildlife
Mission 5. Treehouse
Mission 6. Traffic Jam
Mission 7. Swing
Mission 8. Elevator
Mission 9. Safety Factor
Mission 10. Steel Construction
Mission 11. Innovative Architecture
Mission 12. Design and Build
Mission 13. Sustainability Upgrades
Mission 14. Precision