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. 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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  3. NXT books

    NXT books

    MINDSTORMS NXT books with an education focus (listed alphabetically by author) Bracken, Chris, Damien Kee, and Rob Torok. Educate NXT Bratzel, Barbara. Physics by Design with NXT Mindstorms Church, William, Tony Ford and Natasha Perova. Physics with Robotics: An NXT and RCX Activity Guide Cole, John D, Amanda Terrell and...

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  4. 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 that are...

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  5. Going the distance

    Going the distance

    Design, construct and program a car to run for varying lengths of time. The distances that the car travels should be recorded and plotted on a graph to determine how long the car will need to travel in order to make it stop as close as possible to a randomly...

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  6. NXT Constructopedia

    NXT Constructopedia

    The NXT Constructopedia Beta 2.1 (PDF) is a set of building hints for the NXT Education Base Set (9797). It contains smaller hints and a few larger models. Its aim is to provide users with inspiration to build their own advanced creations. Contents include: Simple shapes and structures Square Reversing trick...

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