Lego Mindstorms is a robot creation kit that allows you to build a robot using Lego, program your robot, and command it using a smartphone or tablet.
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1. Build Your Robot
Follow the instructions in your Lego Mindstorms kit to create your robot. You can choose from 1 of 17 designs.
2. Program Your Robot
If you're using a smartphone or tablet, download the EV3 programmer app. If you're using a PC or Mac, download the programming software. Once your app or software is installed, program your robot to move or respond to touch.
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3. Command and Play
Download the EV3 commander app on your smartphone or tablet to control and steer your robot.
Interested in using Lego Mindstorms in your classroom, but not sure where to start? Contact your librarian, Natalie Colaiacovo (firstname.lastname@example.org) for support and resources.
Use Lego Mindstorms to introduce students to:
Watch how LEGO Mindstorms are used in the classroom to teach project-based learning, programming & robotics
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