Whether you’re looking for something to do with your class tomorrow, or you’re planning the next two months, this section provides suggestions for activities to motivate and inspire your students.

Challenge ideas

  1. TrotBot Walking Machine

    TrotBot Walking Machine

    After teaching a challenge-based LEGO Engineering class for two years, I wanted to offer a really...

  2. EV3 projectile launcher

    EV3 projectile launcher

    This is the EV3 projectile launcher, inspired by RobotlCare’s Ball3r. The goal behind the EV3 Projectile...

  3. Greenhouse Challenge

    Greenhouse Challenge

    I’m finding gardening to be an attractive theme for STEM education in general and specifically to...


Activities with lesson plans

  1. The Incredible Machine

    The Incredible Machine

    One of our after-school robotics classes just finished our “Incredible Machine” unit. The kids are required...


Curriculum and learning sequences