1. Dr E’s MINDSTORMS and WeDo Challenges

    Dr E’s MINDSTORMS and WeDo Challenges

    Dr E has just added a new challenge site, Dr E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges, to go with the existing WeDo Challenges site. Both sites feature monthly robotics challenges consisting of open-ended problems that encourage students to use their creativity and problem-solving skills. Students from around the world video their solutions and...

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  2. EV3 books

    EV3 books

    MINDSTORMS EV3 books (listed alphabetically by author) Bagnall, Brian. Maximum LEGO EV3 Programming Benedettelli, Daniele. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory: Build, Program, and Experiment with Five Wicked Cool Robots! Bratzel, Barbara. STEM by Design: Teaching with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Garber, Gary. Instant LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Griffin, Terry. The Art of LEGO...

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  3. General LEGO Technic and robotics books

    General LEGO Technic and robotics books

    General robotics/LEGO Technic books (listed alphabetically by author) Baumann, Claude. Eureka! Problem Solving with LEGO Robotics Ceceri, Kathy and Sam Carbaugh. Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects Gura, Mark. Getting Started with LEGO Robotics: A Guide for K-12 Educators Heffernan, John. Elementary Robotics: Sustaining the Natural...

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  4. NXT books

    NXT books

    MINDSTORMS NXT books with an education focus (listed alphabetically by author) Bracken, Chris, Damien Kee and Rob Torok. Educate NXT Bratzel, Barbara. Physics by Design with NXT Mindstorms Church, William, Tony Ford and Natasha Perova. Physics with Robotics: An NXT and RCX Activity Guide Cole, John D, Amanda Terrell and...

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  5. WeDo books

    WeDo books

    WeDo books (listed alphabetically by author) Dolata, Jan, Aleksander Gruszczynski, Ola Syrocka and Piotr Marszalkowski. Bathyscaphe WeDo ebook (LEGO WeDo building & programming instruction guide 1) Dolata, Jan, Aleksander Gruszczynski, Ola Syrocka and Piotr Marszalkowski. Windmill WeDo ebook (LEGO WeDo building & programming instruction guide 2) Kee, Damien and Fay Rhodes. Classroom...

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  6. STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has posted their new SLIDER curriculum, Science Learning Integrating Design, Engineering, and Robotics, on their website, slider.gatech.edu. The problem-based curriculum includes two units, Energy and Force and Motion. It is geared towards middle school students (ages ten through fourteen) and has been extensively...

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  7. Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

    Dr E’s WeDo Challenges

      “Make a device to help with some kitchen task–a pancake flipper, a salt shaker, or whatever you can imagine. Your device must include a motor or a sensor (or better yet, both!)” So began the April challenge on the Dr E’s WeDo Challenge website. Participants had one month to...

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  8. Using EV3 software to run the NXT

    Using EV3 software to run the NXT

    The new EV3 software is backwards compatible with the NXT. But what exactly does this mean? What works? What doesn’t work? What sort of works? Here is a quick rundown: Programming: The NXT can be programmed using the EV3 software. Most of the blocks work well. Obviously, features that are...

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  9. EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    EV3 rechargeable battery issue

    Some of the new EV3 rechargeable batteries have a circuit error and do not work properly. After you recharge one of these defective batteries, install it in the EV3, and turn on the EV3, you will see a brief red flash and then nothing. The problems is just with the...

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