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Disney, Lucasfilm partner with FIRST for 2020-2021 youth robotics season

by Attractions Magazine Staff

Yesterday, Disney announced they are partnering once again with Lucasfilm with “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” (FIRST) for the 2020-2021 youth robotics season called FIRST Game Changers powers by Star Wars: Force for Change.

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By Ashlynn Webb

Mark Hamill and some of his friends from the Star Wars universe helped break the news in an announcement video. This year’s event will be sports and fitness-themed and students around the world will compete in robotics challenges. They will also be exploring what it means to be “forces for change” by revolutionizing the way everyone plays and moves so people of all abilities and skill levels can participate.

Star Wars: Force for Change and FIRST are Changing the Game

FIRST is a global nonprofit organization that reaches more than 679,000 students in over 100 countries. This program allows Disney and Lucasfilm to expand access to science, technology, engineering and math learning to more young people around the world to help them envision a brighter, more inclusive future.

For more information about this partnership, click here.

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