1. 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)....

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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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  6. Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries and EV3

    Dexter Industries, a 3rd party hardware developer for the LEGO MINDSTORMS system, have recently released software blocks for some of their sensors in EV3. The following sensors are currently supported, and more are on the way: dIMU dLight dGPS dSolar Breadboard Adapter  

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  7. Using EV3 software to run the NXT

    Using EV3 software to run the NXT

    The new EV3 software is backwards compatible with the NXT. But what exactly does this mean? What works? What doesn’t work? What sort of works? Here is a quick rundown: Programming: The NXT can be programmed using the EV3 software. Most of the blocks work well. Obviously, features...

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