MoonBots 2014: Why should we go back to the Moon for good?


The 2014 MoonBots Challenge is a an international on-line competition that challenges youth from 9 to 17 years old to form a team, and design, create and program robots to simulate lunar missions. The challenge is supported by the Google Lunar X Prize and makes use of LEGO MINDSTORMS materials. Prizes include an EV3 kit […]

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LEGO Education Community FLL Contest – Share your story!

build to express

The LEGO Education Community are currently running a contest for coaches who have participated in FIRST LEGO League. The aim of the contest is to encourage coaches to share the stories of their teams’ journey to a FIRST LEGO League competition event, including the World Festival. The story with most likes from community members wins […]

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Raspberry Pi Education Fund


Do you have a clever idea for integrating LEGO robotics with the Raspberry Pi? Possibly even something involving HiTechnic’s BrickPi? If so, then you might be interested in a new Education Fund recently announced by the Raspberry Pi Foundation… “We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Raspberry Pi Education Fund. The Raspberry Pi Education […]

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Call for innovative educators to join the “EDGE” in 2014 needs your help! We’re looking for innovative educators with a passion for LEGO robotics to be part of the “EDGE” (LEGO Engineering Developers Group Educators) to help come up with new ideas to support and inspire other teachers and students. The purposes of the EDGE are… to provide feedback about to share ideas […]

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EV3 Software compatibility with NXT

EV3 software compatibility table

This is a summary of the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Software with the NXT brick and associated hardware. Remember: The NXT firmware cannot be updated using Firmware Update in the EV3 software. If you want to use the EV3 Software with the NXT brick, you still need the NXT software (NXT-G or equivalent – e.g. […]

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