Open Roberta Lab

Open Roberta Lab ( is a free, drag-and-drop, cloud-based programming platform. We played around with it last year and wrote about how to use it to program a LEGO EV3 robot. (Check out this article if you’re interested: The latest edition of Open Roberta Lab has many cool new features and long time LEGO users will […]

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Open Roberta: A review

Open Roberta is a free, drag and drop, cloud-based platform for programming LEGO EV3 robots. Check it out at this link: and see below for my video summary and review. To use Open Roberta, you will need a micro SD card with an adapter and a wifi adapter (we found that the Edimax adapter works well). Using […]

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EV3 projectile launcher

This is the EV3 projectile launcher, inspired by RobotlCare’s Ball3r. The goal behind the EV3 Projectile Launcher is to provide students with a way to explore projectile motion by creating a LEGO EV3 robot to generate it. After creating the launch structure, students will need to derive a relationship between EV3 motor power, and the distance […]

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