Robotics Competitions


There are several ways to introduce LEGO robotics into your school or club. Dr. Amy Eguchi suggests three ways: thematic, project, and competition (see Alemisis, 2013 who references Eguchi). This post introduces some of the more popular robotics competitions for LEGO robotics. It should, however, be noted that competitions may sometimes exclude students for whom competition […]

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EV3 books

EV3 books

MINDSTORMS EV3 books (listed alphabetically by author) Bagnall, Brian. Maximum LEGO EV3 Programming Benedettelli, Daniele. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory: Build, Program, and Experiment with Five Wicked Cool Robots! Bratzel, Barbara. STEM by Design: Teaching with LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Garber, Gary. Instant LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Griffin, Terry. The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming Isogawa, Yoshihito. […]

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General LEGO Technic and robotics books

General LEGO books

General robotics/LEGO Technic books (listed alphabetically by author) Baumann, Claude. Eureka! Problem Solving with LEGO Robotics Ceceri, Kathy and Sam Carbaugh. Robotics: Discover the Science and Technology of the Future with 20 Projects Gura, Mark. Getting Started with LEGO Robotics: A Guide for K-12 Educators Heffernan, John. Elementary Robotics: Sustaining the Natural Engineering Instincts of Children Isogawa, […]

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WeDo books


WeDo books (listed alphabetically by author) Dolata, Jan, Aleksander Gruszczynski, Ola Syrocka and Piotr Marszalkowski. Bathyscaphe WeDo ebook (LEGO WeDo building & programming instruction guide 1) Dolata, Jan, Aleksander Gruszczynski, Ola Syrocka and Piotr Marszalkowski. Windmill WeDo ebook (LEGO WeDo building & programming instruction guide 2) Kee, Damien and Fay Rhodes. Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher: […]

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“Elementary Robotics” book review

Elementary Robotics

Anne Marie Wyman received a copy of “Elementary Robotics” by John Heffernan for her post about The 6 tile challenge, and has kindly written this review… – Editor I recently read the book “Elementary Robotics” by John Heffernan and I recommend it to any teacher interested in starting a LEGO Robotics Program. This is a […]

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Elementary Robotics

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