Lego Mindstorms

Lego Mindstorms is a set of building blocks and programmable components that students can build into various robots, designed to teach students different aspects of programming and robotics. This site contains building instructions, example robots, links to the programming app used to control their robots, videos and other materials to help students develop their robots.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6, 7-8
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Implement algorithms as visual programs involving control structures, variables and input


Design algorithms involving multiple alternatives (branching) and iteration


Design algorithms involving nested control structures and represent them using flowcharts and pseudocode


Trace algorithms to predict output for a given input and to identify errors


Implement, modify and debug programs involving control structures and functions in a general-purpose programming language

Technologies & Programming Language​s Robotics and drones
Keywords Programming, Robotics, Building blocks, Sensors, Algorithms, Computational thinking, Robots, EV3, STEM
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs STEM

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