LEGO Education – Create a Robot to Select and Place

LEGO Education - Create a Robot to Select and Place

LEGO Education – Create a Robot to Select and Place

Design, build and program a robotic system capable of picking up an object from one position and placing it in another.

  • Preparation;
  • Involvement;
  • Exploration;
  • Explanation;
  • Processing;
  • Assessment.

Pick and place robots are types of industrial robots that can move objects to and from predefined locations. Depending on the shape, weight and fragility of the objects, different types of pliers can be used to pick up and release them safely and precisely.

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LEGO Education – Create a self-driving Car without a Driver

LEGO Education - Create a self-driving Car without a Driver

LEGO Education – Create a self-driving Car without a Driver

Design an autonomous vehicle that follows the driving commands set by you.

  • Preparation;
  • Involvement;
  • Exploration;
  • Explanation;
  • Processing;
  • Assessment.

Today, there are a number of navigation systems used in automobiles. Some of these are intended to replace the driver and bring passengers to their destination safely. Before determining which is the best route between points A and B, self-driving cars must be able to perform a series of movements based on the input provided.

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LEGO Education – Build a Speed Control System

LEGO Education - Build a Speed Control System

LEGO Education – Build a Speed Control System

Design a control system that can change the speed of a vehicle at the touch of a button.

  • Preparation;
  • Involvement;
  • Exploration;
  • Explanation;
  • Processing;
  • Assessment.

The Cruise Control function on cars is a system that automatically controls the speed of the vehicle. Although it looks like a very modern technology, it was introduced in 1958. But how does it work?

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LEGO Education – Create a Sound Machine

LEGO Education - Create a Sound Machine

LEGO Education – Create a Sound Machine

Design a sound machine and explore programming variables that create soft sounds, loud sounds, ambient sounds, rhythms and melodies.

  • Introduction / debate;
  • Identification of a problem;
  • Brainstorming;
  • Choice of the best idea;
  • Away with creation;
  • Evaluation of the work done;
  • Presentation of the model;
  • Evaluate;
  • Reorder.

This is an extremely engaging LEGO Building lesson, where a cheerful noise will be created! Invite students to explore programming variables that create soft, loud, ambient sounds, rhythms, and melodies. Students can also combine projects to form a band.

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LEGO Education – Create an Invention to make your Life Easier

LEGO Education - Create an Invention to make your Life Easier

LEGO Education – Create an Invention to make your Life Easier

Create an invention to help solve one of the small problems faced by children at home, at school and while playing.

  • Introduction / debate;
  • Identification of a problem;
  • Brainstorming;
  • Choice of the best idea;
  • Away with creation;
  • Evaluation of the work done;
  • Presentation of the model;
  • Evaluate;
  • Reorder.

The inspiration to create simplifying inventions is everywhere around us. An excellent starting point is to invite students to collect ideas to solve the small problems they face in everyday life. Get them to think about it with questions like:

What could they do or devise together to make life easier?

  • Do they need help waking up in the morning?
  • Do they need a helper for housework?
  • Do they need a reminder to do something?

Make sure you have materials on hand that can help you come up with something new.

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LEGO Education – Create a Dancing Robot

LEGO Education - Create a Dancing Robot

LEGO Education – Create a Dancing Robot

Design and program a robot that performs a folk dance, tells a story through dance, or dances in pairs or in groups.

  • Introduction / debate;
  • Identification of a problem;
  • Brainstorming;
  • Choice of the best idea;
  • Away with creation;
  • Evaluation of the work done;
  • Presentation of the model;
  • Evaluate;
  • Reorder.

A whole range of possible designs for dancing robots and performances are included in this LEGO Building lesson. Students can study folk dance, tell a story through dance, dance in pairs or groups or even plan a dance party where WeDo 2.0 robots are more than just dancers.

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LEGO Education – Create a CNC Drawing Machine

LEGO Education - Create a CNC Drawing Machine

LEGO Education – Create a CNC Drawing Machine

Design, build and program a machine that draws a pattern, accurately executes the activity and is able to repeat it.

  • Preparation;
  • Involvement;
  • Exploration;
  • Explanation;
  • Processing;
  • Assessment.

Computerized numerical control (CNC) machines are based on pre-programmed instructions to manage a tool that moves along one or more axes ensuring high precision. They are commonly used in computerized integrated manufacturing to transform a digital design into a physical object processed on a computer.

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LEGO Education – Create an Industrial Transportation System

LEGO Education - Create an Industrial Transportation System

LEGO Education – Create an Industrial Transportation System

Design, build, and program a robotic system that uses at least one motor and sensor to move a sphere along a path that includes a 90 degree turn.

  • Preparation;
  • Involvement;
  • Exploration;
  • Explanation;
  • Processing;
  • Assessment.

Industrial transport systems move objects ranging from raw materials to finished and packaged products to different locations. The best known are conveyor belts, but a wide range of conveyor systems have been developed to optimize the movement of different types of objects.

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LEGO Education – Volcano Alarm

LEGO Education - Volcano Alarm

LEGO Education – Volcano Alarm

Examine the different ways scientists monitor volcanic activity.

  • Preparation;
  • Exploration phase;
  • Creation and testing phase;
  • Sharing phase.

Scientists around the world monitor the activity of various volcanoes. In some cases, they do this in order to make sure that the people living near these volcanoes are always safe. In other cases, they do so in order to prepare important scientific expeditions to study the composition of the Earth. The 3 different phases of the volcanoes are: Extinct, Inactive and Active. For each of these phases, the scientists assigned a color and defined lessons to be taken at each phase: Green: The volcano shows no sign of activity. Yellow: The volcano is showing some signs of activity and needs to be monitored. Orange: the volcano is active with some minor emissions. Red: the volcano is active with significant emissions or is close to eruption.

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LEGO Education – Animal Senses

LEGO Education - Animal Senses

LEGO Education – Animal Senses

Study how animals use their senses in order to receive different types of information.

  • Exploration phase;
  • Creation phase;
  • Creation and testing phase;
  • Sharing phase.

Select a specific topic to discuss with your students. For example, you could focus your attention on insects and reptiles. Decide how to present the project and find some videos to watch or information to read with students. Define the elements that students must take into consideration when developing the models, namely, the use of sensors to interact with the environment, the different reactions based on the various stimuli and so on.

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