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FIRST  Robotics Competition

Sixty-six groups, hundreds of mentors and thousands of children took part in Destination: Deep Space 2019, Israel's largest robotics competition. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition combines the excitement of sports with the accuracy and precision of science.

Groups of approximately 20-30 students deal with the challenges of establishing and branding a group, fundraising strategies, planning, building and programming a robot, while adhering to predetermined worldwide rules and schedules.

This is the closest experience to the real high-tech world, since throughout the process the participants develop 21st century skills and workmanship: creativity and innovation, the ability to handle problems, decision-making, resource management, self-efficacy, etc.