1. Blogs and other websites

    Blogs and other websites

    Here are some noteworthy blogs and other general websites (that didn’t fit into a neat category!). They range from a neat collection of building projects not directly related to a particular curriculum to a web site that delivers a complete robotics program. Many of these sites are focused on the...

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  2. Santa Claus’ sleigh

    Santa Claus’ sleigh

    If you like the idea of inviting the Christmas spirit into the scientific world of robotics, take a look at our new model – the Santa Claus’s sleigh, consisting of functional riding sleigh, Santa himself and two of his favourite reindeers! The model is made with a single LEGO MINDSTORMS...

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. Naked NXT/EV3 projects!

    Naked NXT/EV3 projects!

    For some projects, you might prefer to offer your students more time to learn advanced programming, and spend less time building. That means no extra LEGO pieces, motors, or external sensors –  just a “Naked” NXT/EV3 brick! If that sounds like you, then let’s strip down the brick and have...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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