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EV3 Robotics

EV3 Robotics


Grades 5th and Up



This interactive workshop is for educators just getting started with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3. You will operate the robot using motors and sensors controlled by the intelligent Brick and held together by Technic elements. You will learn how to use several basic programming blocks in the Mindstorms software. These hands-on activities provide rich connections to science and math curriculum standards. You will program the robot to complete different task by using logical thinking and problem solving skills just like your students will do. This workshop will be conducted by veteran classroom teachers with years of Mindstorms experience.



  • Introductions and short history of LEGO Group
  • Hands-on activities that include
  • Tips & tricks to effective software usage
    • Move robot with programming blocks (straight & turns)
    • Using sensors (touch, ultrasonic, color, & gyro)
    • Using medium motor as arm attachment
    • Programming with loops, switch, & switch-loop
    • Multitasking with parallel programming
    • Clearing bricks & deleting programs
    • Download programs (USB & Bluetooth)
    • Naming Project, naming program, & adding more
    • Use of Port View
    • Using sound effects as a useful helper
  • Materials management
  • Support & follow up options



Date: TBD


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