1. 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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  2. 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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  3. EV3 Arduino Shield

    EV3 Arduino Shield

    This summer at the CEEO, one project in progress has been an EV3 shield for Arduino Uno boards. The first shield was created by Tufts graduate student Jessica Scolnic. The idea is to make a board that attaches to both an Arduino and EV3 and is able, via LabVIEW, to...

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  4. Shake table

    Shake table

    Did you know that it’s possible to build an earthquake simulator out of only LEGO bricks? This is a cool teaching tool that my partners and I developed for a week-long civil engineering kids’ camp. It requires two EV3 kits (or one plus two large motors) and a quantity of...

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  5. EV3 support for LabVIEW!

    EV3 support for LabVIEW!

    EV3 support comes to LabVIEW with the release of the LabVIEW Module for LEGO MINDSTORMS (formerly the NXT Module). As well as providing support for the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3, this LabVIEW module includes updates and bug fixes for the NXT. This module is available as a free download for any...

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  6. Arrays in EV3

    Arrays in EV3

    Damien Kee has written a post on his website demonstrating how to use arrays in EV3 to create a memory game. An array is a way of storing a list of values (either numeric or logic in the case of the EV3) in a single data structure. See the full...

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  7. EV3 tutorials: By students, for students

    EV3 tutorials: By students, for students

    Check out this awesome collection of tutorials that Sarah Lichtenberger’s fifth graders have produced. Topics include… MyBlocks Multi-tasking Follow an object Displaying the speed Displaying distance Using the Gyro Sensor For example, here’s one showing how to display the distance on the US sensor using the Display block…

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