The FIRST Canada FTC SIM brought to you by CanCode is software designed for teachers, coaches, students, and team members to learn the basics of programming in FIRST Tech Challenge Blocks in a simulated FIRST Tech Challenge Blocks programming environment.
Whether or not you have access to your physical robot at this time, all of your team members or students in your class can begin learning how to code a FIRST Tech Challenge robot in this simulator. Create your own account for free and sign up to start with the basics and move your way up through increasingly difficult challenges!
Bring your video games to life with PixelPAD
You can build FIRST Robotics POWER UP, Maker Labs and Castle Crashers games using the coding handbook and pre-made game guide.
CODE WITH FIRST CANADA: INTRODUCTION TO CODING
Online coding classes where kids can learn about logic, structure, sequence and creative expression! Join us for a 60-minute Coding Workshop to give kids a taste of what coding and programming are all about! They will be able to share what they have created with friends and family and explore more at home. All virtual workshops will be led by 2 or more live instructors from the world of FIRST Robotics Canada and Gracious Professionalism as well as equity, inclusion and diversity will be at the heart of all sessions
Children Will Learn: Logic, Structure, Creative Thinking, Sequencing, Algorithmic Thinking, Programming Languages such as Java in FTC SIM
Click here for more information and to register!
Looking for Summer Virtual Camps?
Camps are designed for ages 9-14 and run daily from
Monday – Friday through July and August, 2020
Camp registration is now full!
CanCode in the Yukon
FRC Java Tutorials
FLL EV3 Tutorials
You love coding but you don’t know what kinds of opportunities the world of coding offers?
What kind of careers are out there? What companies hire people with coding skills? Is coding fun—even when it’s your job?
Here at FIRST Robotics Canada, we’ve been asked all of these questions and more. That’s why we created Girls in STEM—Your Future In Code. In this magazine, you’ll discover some cool coding facts and history about the industry, meet super talented women doing fascinating jobs, and learn all about where you might find your place in this amazing field.