The theme for the FLL 2008 is Climate Connections. Following are excerpts from the official FLL site.
What is FIRST LEGO League?
FLL is a result of an exciting alliance between FIRST and the LEGO Company. Guided by adult mentors and their own imaginations, FLL students solve real-world engineering challenges, develop important life skills, and learn to make positive contributions to society
2008 FLL Challenge – Climate Connections
Building a Global Game Plan
Embark on an exploration of the earth’s climate in the FIRST LEGO League’s 2008 Climate Connections Challenge! Discover the links between science, people, resources and communities. Unearth how we learn about past climates and delve into questions surrounding our current and future climatic conditions. Join FIRST LEGO League teams in creating a global game plan as they make these Climate Connections!
You can read more at the FLL site.