Cedric, My understanding of core values is this is when the judges observe how well the team implements the core values in their interaction with each other. Do they respect each other, do they listen to everyone's idea and consider them, are the having fun together , do they include everyone? As long as these elements are there in your core values exercises you should be good Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 26, 2015, at 9:54 AM, Cedric D'Costa <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > Few clarifications needed regarding the rules for Robot game and Core value activity- > 1. Robot game: Are the kids allowed to have "launch pad" made from Legos at the > base from where the robot would start the mission. This was built so that the Robot > starts in exactly the same position. > > How do other teams deal with the "starting position" issue? > > 2. Robot game: The kids are finding it hard to understand the programming required for making the Robot go straight or make turns using Gyro or Propotional line. > Is it okay for a coach to provide them with Starigh line and turn MyBlocks to program their missions. > > 3. Core value activity: Are the kids allowed to carry a smartphone to clock the time > or do they need to bring a watch. > > 4: Core value activity: Is it okay for the kids to split into 2 groups to solve a problem and try different approaches, selecting what works in the end or do they need to always be working together. I have 4th and 6th graders and it's a challenge to get them to work together. > > Thanks, > Cedric D'Costa > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-announcements-l.html to subscribe. -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.