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LEGO Education Collaborates with NASA for STEAM Learning

LEGO Education has teamed up with NASA for a 10 week lesson series for engaging STEAM learning. It is a free STEAM learning series called Build to Launch: A STEAM Exploration Series that will be launching in September designed to encourage student curiosity on the Artemis I mission.

LEGO® Education and NASA collaborate on 10-week lesson series for engaging STEAM learning

Through hands-on lessons, students will learn about the Artemis I mission and what it takes to launch a rocket to the Moon while being inspired to explore STEAM careers

Billund, Denmark (June 17, 2021) – Today, LEGO® Education announced a collaboration with NASA on a free digital STEAM learning series that will launch in September 2021. Build to Launch: A STEAM Exploration Series is designed to spark student curiosity and increase engagement in STEAM through the upcoming Artemis I mission. The 10-week series includes interactive episodes and open-ended prompts grouped into three learning themes aligned with the mission: Getting to Space, Testing and Transport, and Working in Space.

Teachers looking to reengage and excite their students in learning as they come back to school this fall can easily implement this standards-based series for grades K-12 into their curriculum. From astronauts to engineers and flight controllers, each interactive and hands-on lesson will highlight and explain careers at NASA to inspire students to see themselves in these roles. Students will work together to solve out-of-this-world problems just like the NASA teams they’re learning about. Throughout the series, students will also follow along and interact with the LEGO®

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LEGO Education BricQ Motion Sets Available on LEGO Shop

The two new LEGO Education BricQ Motion sets are now available for purchase on the LEGO Shop. These two sets include the BricQ Motion Essential Set (45401) which targets kids ages 6+ and the BricQ Motion Prime Set (45400) which focuses on kids ages 10+. Both retail for $99.99 and they are sets dedicated to educating kids about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) in a physical manner.

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LEGO Education BricQ Motion Coming Soon on LEGO Shop

LEGO has posted some product listings for the recently announced LEGO Education BricQ Motion sets on the LEGO Shop. The BricQ Motion Essential Set (45401) will be for kids ages 6+ while the BricQ Motion Prime Set (45400) will be targeted for kids ages 10+. LEGO started selling the LEGO Education sets on the LEGO Shop last year during the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and these new ones will further help parents and teachers educate kids about STEAM. There’s no word yet on when they will be available but both sets will retail for $99.99.

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LEGO Education BricQ Motion Essential (45401) Review

LEGO Education BricQ Motion Essential (45401)

This morning, LEGO announced the new LEGO Education BricQ Motion sets and we were sent a copy of the BricQ Motion Essential (45401) set to check out. The set has 523 pieces and retails for $99.95 and is intended for kids ages 6+.

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LEGO Education BricQ Motion Sets Announced

It’s been a while but LEGO has officially announced some new LEGO Education sets dedicated to teaching students STEAM while removing digital barriers and teaching physical science through fun and engaging lessons. There will be two sets called BricQ Motion that includes a number of building activities to allow kids to learn about motion. BricQ Motion Essential (45401) will be for ages 6+ and BricQ Motion Prime (45400) will be a bit more advanced for ages 10+. Teachers will also get online lesson plans along with 6-10 hours of education content and resources with the sets. Check out the press release below.

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LEGO Education Sets Now Available on [email protected]

For the first time, LEGO is selling their LEGO Education line on [email protected] which includes SPIKE Prime (45678) and WeDo 2.0. These sets were originally for educators but since more kids are staying home these days, parents can use the Education sets to teach them about coding and programming. For the younger kids, there’s also the DUPLO sets that introduces them to the world of STEAM through creative play.

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LEGO Education Announces First LEGO League RePLAY Season

LEGO Education and the First LEGO League has announced their 2020-2021 season theme and it is called RePLAY. The tasks for this theme is health, sports, and fitness. There are also some new sets to be used for each division which you can see below.

LEGO® Education and FIRST® are excited to unveil RePLAY, the new 2020-2021 FIRST® LEGO® League season theme, with a short video on social media. For the new season, students will complete tasks related to health, sports, and fitness. Team registration for all three age divisions is now open for the season launching on August 4, 2020.

Once again, students will be tasked with completing a challenge designed in partnership with a panel of experts using a variety of LEGO Education products, including LEGO Education WeDo 2.0, LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3, and the newest LEGO Education SPIKE Prime and SPIKE Prime Expansion set.

A keen eye may notice that with the new season, FIRST LEGO League is introducing a simplified program structure with three divisions: Challenge (ages 9-14), Explore (ages 6-10), and Discover (ages 4-6). While the branding will change, the program’s impact and experience remain the same. Through the three divisions of FIRST® LEGO® League the 2020-2021 PLAYMAKERS and RePLAY season will reach nearly 500,000 children, ages 4 to 16, from 100+ countries.

I recently heard an incredible story that highlights the lasting impact of FIRST LEGO League and how the skills participants learn extend well beyond the season. Started by a New Jersey FLL coach, a network of students, coaches

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