LEGO Challenge

Introduction

Learning with LEGO provides opportunities for students to engage in all aspects of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Program Overview

This program engages students at every level, providing hands-on experiences in creativity, collaboration, communication and critical thinking skills.

1. LEGO Motors and Movement

Students explore the basic program of the LEGO EV3 Mindstorm Robots. They will program the robot to move and develop understanding in how robots perform tasks.

2. LEGO Build and Design

Students build attachments to the base robot. They then program the robot to perform different functions (push/pull, up/down)

3. LEGO Challenge Mat

Using all the knowledge from the first two sessions, student are now challenged with completing a LEGO Challenge Mat. Mat choices include – Animal Allies,  Into Orbit and City Shaper. These are just some of the challenge mats available from FIRST LEGO League Australia (FLL). For more information on FLL – https://firstaustralia.org/

Curriculum Focus

Science / Mathematics / Digital Technologies

Duration – 9.30am to 2.30pm
Maximum: 50 students per day