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Kelly...the FTC team Sparky in Richmond is always collecting Legos to
donate to Haiti so kids that couldn't afford otherwise can belong to a
team.  That might be a nice use of your extras!

Amy Nichols

On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:53 AM, William Richter <
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> As a first year coach, doing a lot of reading, it appears a wide
> assortment of parts can be used to build the team's robots. It would seem,
> especially for a young team, a good use for last year's parts would be to
> "recycle" into the general inventory used to build this years robots.
> Especially as this year's theme is "trash".  Still learning so hope I
> understand the rules correctly.
>
> Personally, I see my children mix and matching sets constantly to build
> something new. In our house, after a couple months, everything Lego is
> mixed together.
>
> Bill
>
> We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in
> which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.
>  -Carl Sagan
>
>
>
> On Wednesday, September 16, 2015 10:41 AM, B Bergenstock <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>
> If your team members have to pay at all to be on the FLL team, maybe a
> goodie bag at the end of the tournament of legos pieces might be an
> appropriate gift.  I love your idea of the lego club at the library since
> the most people will benefit, but if you A LOT of pieces, then giving back
> to the team that paid for them might be nice too. (That's what we did.)
> Brandy
>
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2015 at 10:36 AM, Delph, Kelly McBride <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> I inherited a team that has been competing for several years. Is there any
> direct use or need to keep ALL the parts from the previous years’
> challenges?
>
> I understand that they are good for spare parts if a part is lost or comes
> up missing or breaks.
> I just wonder how much of an ‘inventory’ I need to keep.
> Was thinking of using them with Lego ‘club’ events at our library, to help
> build interest in the team, for new team members to practice building….
> Other suggestions?
>
> Coach Kelly
> of the *Majestic Narwhals*
>
>
> Kelly McBride Delph, Library Director
> Russell County Public Library
> Lebanon, VA 24266
> 276.889.8044
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