FIRST LEGO League team 50812 the Kraken tore it up at ROBOTICON Digital in 2020, their rookie team year, demonstrating that not even a pandemic could dampen this team’s enthusiasm for science and tech fun and success! They’re back again this year for our hybrid event, ready to play Cargo Connect at AMRoC Fab Lab on October 2. Check out their story below.
The Kraken is made up of four homeschooled boys from SALT of Trinity homeschool organization; Isaac 11, Blake 13, Denton 12, and Christian 12. This will be Kraken’s second season, with three returning members and 1 rookie. Kraken work weekly in the Kraken Lab (garage) that has been renovated specifically for the team to work on robot missions and be creative. Besides learning to code, the team enjoys VR gaming, 3D printing, stop motion, and filming videos.
Outside of FIRST LEGO League, the KRAKEN submitted a film early this year and won “Best Humor” award with their movie. Last season the Kraken robot was used as a prop in a Bright House commercial. -The team uses a second bot to test new attachments.
Come cheer on the Kraken at ROBOTICON 2021 on October 2 during our FIRST LEGO League Day!