resources

This is an open-source directory for FIRST teams and interested students looking to spread and learn STEM skills and FIRST values. Our team has brainstormed, designed, and curated this collection for the community.

python coding course

The following syllabus and detailed curriculum will take students from the basic concepts of Python to the most advanced ones (variables to object-oriented programming). It is designed for 8 weeks but may take more or less time based on the pace of the students and time that the classes are run for weekly.

Compiled Coding Level 1 Curriculum

        

engineering principles course

The following syllabus and detailed curriculum will cover the basic concepts of engineering and design that are necessary to become successful in any field of engineering. It is designed for 8 weeks but may take more or less time to compensate based on the pace of the students and time that the classes are run for weekly. 

Compiled Engineering Level 1 Curriculum

woodworking course

The following syllabus and detailed curriculum will cover the principles of woodworking and building a real-world product from wood, which they will use in a pizza party. It is designed for 10 classes but may take more or less time to compensate based on the pace of the students and time that the classes are run for weekly.

 

Syllabus & Outline 

FTC crash course videos

This series of crash course videos on our Youtube channel - Ink and Metal 5773 - serve the purpose of sharing our knowledge to other aspiring FTC team who wish to learn more about robotics and the various aspects that take part in making a successful team. We have designed this in an attempt to also help rookie teams improve and gain assitance with understanding FTC.  

 

Example Video Overview: