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LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Space Challenge Activity Pack Coming Soon

The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 was just recently released and LEGO already has something planned for the near future. With development assistance from space experts, LEGO will be releasing the Space Challenge Activity Pack for the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3. Included in this pack are some Challenge Missions, Learning Missions, and a Learning to Gear project to teach and educate students about the topic of space exploration. Educators will be able to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to students while giving a hands-on experience. Students will no doubt be excited to learn about space using the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 in class.

The Space Challenge is for all educators that want to teach STEM through hands-on problem solving. No matter if this is your first experience using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® or robotics or not, this learning program has been developed to support you and to make the materials suitable for your teaching environment.

In the Space Challenge Activity Pack, there are seven Challenge Missions, nine Learning Missions and one Learning to Gear project. Each Mission and project presents a fun STEM learning opportunity. Student and teacher materials are provided in a multimedia content environment with the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Content Editor featuring all the tools the students needs for documenting and presenting their findings and results as they progress through the material.

Three Research Projects, co-developed with space experts, provide rich opportunities for students to explore and creating innovative solutions to current space exploration topics. The Research Projects are built on three key problems that

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LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 (45544) Available August 1st

LEGO today has announced the release date of the LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 on their official press release. The unit will be available August 1st and is now available for preorder for educators in the US. The Education version contains 541 pieces and retails for $339.95 and if you order more sets, the overall price per set is cheaper. The software is sold separately.

The Daily Brick also notes that LEGO will be releasing a “Space Exploration” expansion set for the EV3.

The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 platform will begin shipping August 1, 2013. The education platform is now available in the U.S. for educators to preorder.

NEWS HIGHLIGHTS:

  • The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 platform will begin shipping August 1, 2013. The education platform is now available in the U.S. for educators to preorder.
  • Announced in January 2013, the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 platform is the third generation of LEGO Education robotics technology designed for classroom use. It is a full teaching solution developed with educators to actively engage students in a number of key curriculum areas such as computer science, science, technology, engineering, and math correlated to national standards.
  • The EV3 platform includes customizable curriculum and digital workbooks; a hardware platform based on real-world robotics technology for engaging, hands-on activities; an intuitive software platform consisting of both programming and data-logging interface including 48 step-by-step tutorials; and extensive professional development courses.
  • The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set comes with the EV3 Brick, rechargeable battery, sensors, motors, large brick selection, a new ball
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