The Harker grade 6 Lego Robotics team advanced to the state championship after taking first place in the First Lego League (FLL) competition held on Dec. 4 in Daly City. Aditya Dhar, Rishab Gargeya, Manan Shah, Kayvon Solaimanpour and Peter Wu took the first place teamwork award in the qualifying tournament and second place research award in the regional tournament. Their project task was to choose a problem based on biomedical engineering, research it and present a solution. The team came up with a solution for the treatment of asthma using nanotechnology. The championship tournament is scheduled for Jan. 29 in Newark, Calif.