The IGNITE program is for students entering grades 7 & 8, and offers students the chance to explore more complex topics. WPI’s Robotics Faculty educates participants on complex robotics programming and construction techniques. This program includes interactive discussions, competitive team projects, and a WPI Robotics Engineering Lab Tour. Participants also learn how to drive a 140-lb FIRST Robotics Competition robot. Prior experience with Lego Mindstorm required.