Play the game!


Have you ever seen a rescue helicopter?
Discuss reasons why helicopters get used instead of other types of transport.

Modify the robot.


You’ll need a simple Driving Base robot to solve the mission.
Build any desired modifications to the robot.

Visit the building instructions page for inspiration.

Set up the game field.


Make sure the Guided Mission model is placed correctly on the FIRST LEGO League game field.

Don’t forget to use Dual Lock to secure the model to the mat.

Program and go!

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Run this program and see what it does.
Make sure that you start with your Driving Base in the right position.

What’s next?


Use your skills to get to another mission model.

Don’t forget to decompose the challenges that you saw in the video. Break them down into smaller parts.

  • Position the Driving Base.
  • Follow the line.
  • Get close to the mission model.
  • Activate the mission model.

Use My Blocks to help to manage your program.

Think about how you did.


What did you do well? Was there anything that you could have done better?
Now you’re ready for your next mission!