1. WeDo sensors

    WeDo sensors

    Unlike its big siblings the NXT and the EV3 (see NXT sensors), the WeDo kit only has two sensors. Nevertheless, these sensors give students the opportunity to experience how robots sense the world around them. Note: The NXT/EV3 sensors cannot be used with the WeDo kit. Motion sensor The motion sensor...

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  2. WeDo software patches

    WeDo software patches

    Depending on the version of the platform you are using (Mac or Windows), you might run into one kind of compatibility or update problem or another. They are fairly infrequent and fortunately LEGO Education provides patches to solve these problems. There are currently six patches available for download. What follows...

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  3. Online training courses

    Online training courses

    The internet and educational robotics combine to create a range of online training courses and teacher tools. The websites below differ in length, focus and cost, but all provide teachers (and sometimes students) resources and skills to make best use of the LEGO kits (EV3, NXT and WeDo). Information on...

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  4. WeDo activities and building projects

    WeDo activities and building projects

    The WeDo kit comes with 12 activities that start with a motivating animation, followed by easy to follow building and programming directions. LEGO Education sells a set of four Extension activities and the WeDo 8+ Projects Curriculum Pack but this latter one requires not just the basic WeDo Construction Set...

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  5. WeDo curriculum resources

    WeDo curriculum resources

    The WeDo kit can be used to achieve many curricular goals. The guide that comes with the WeDo software provides ideas of how to achieve mathematics, science, technology, engineering and language arts goals. Other teachers have also developed their own curricula using the WeDo. The list below is not complete...

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  6. What to buy (WeDo)

    What to buy (WeDo)

    Planning on introducing the WeDo into your class? Below are some ideas on what you need to get started. Hardware The WeDo kit comes in a stackable, white plastic container. The roughly 150 pieces in the kit includes two sensors (tilt and motion), a motor and a USB hub. Generally,...

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