Slides originally made for presentation at a hackaton, but thought I would share with CD. In hindsight, the scope I went for is almost exactly what I hope my programming students know by the end of a build season.
This guide explains the basic flow of the FIRST Power Up Game to a VIP, family member or visitor who is new to the Game. It suggests what to watch on the field and tells why robots are doing what they are doing. Scoring is explained with examples and predictions. It covers the many choices teams make depending on how the game is progressing.
This paper covers a simple approach to scouting at an FRC event. It can be done by any team and is recommended for rookie teams who are starting to learn about event scouting. This paper includes a scouting card that can be printed for team members and a way to use Google Sheets for shared data collection and calculation.