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. Virtual Explosion!

    Virtual Explosion!

    The Second World War generated a big crisis in all aspects: economic, social, human values, etc., and artists were...

  2. The 6 tile challenge

    The 6 tile challenge

     I recently ran a simple challenge that I called the “6 Tile Challenge” that worked well in my classes...

  3. The Wave and beyond

    The Wave and beyond

    Teachers (and other people) often ask me how I go about getting my students to do some of their...


Activities with lesson plans

  1. Music box

    Music box

    Design and construct a working music box in which LEGO mini-figures move while a song plays. This lesson is...

  2. Peak performance

    Peak performance

    Design and develop a car that is capable of traveling across flat surfaces quickly, but can also negotiate a...

  3. Fan-tastic


    Design and construct a LEGO fan with at least one sensor and program it to run at variable speeds...


Curriculum and learning sequences

  1. STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    STEM curriculum from Georgia Tech

    The Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) has posted their new SLIDER curriculum, Science Learning Integrating Design, Engineering, and...