Robotics Resources
Main Lego Links

Lego Mindstorms
http://mindstorms.lego.com/

Lego
http://www.lego.com

Logo Foundation
http://el.www.media.mit.edu/groups/logo-foundation/index.html

Terrapin Logo
http://www.terrapinlogo.com/

Lego Dacta
http://www.lego.com/dacta

Lego Users Group Network
http://www.lugnet.com/

Lego Lessons and Curriculum
Lego Curriculum Ideas – All Subject Areas
http://www.ceeo.tufts.edu/curriculum/

Integrating Lego into Grade 6 Math Curriculum
http://www.weirdrichard.com/sdms.htm

Integrating Lego into K-5 Math Curriculum
http://www.ceeo.tufts.edu/graphics/mathframeworks.html

Lego Curriculum Ideas – Design Briefs for a Variety of Challenges
http://conexiones.asu.edu/curriculum.html

Use Legos to Study Newton’s Third Law of Motion (downloadable pdf)
http://www.edventures.com/bricklab/pdf/physics_bricklab.pdf

Weird Richard’s Lego Lessons
http://www.weirdrichard.com/activity.htm

RoboTrek Webquest
http://www.hpedsb.on.ca/tyend/robotrek/introduction.htm

J and J's Robotics Page
http://www.occdsb.on.ca/~proj4632/index.htm

Lego Engineering
http://ldaps.arc.nasa.gov/Curriculum/legoengineering.html

Invent & Investigate Lessons written for Robolab
http://www.lego.com/dacta/IandI/simplesearch.asp?ACTIVITIES=ACTIVITIES&WEBSITES=WEBSITES&curric=All&theme=All&sensors=All&countries=All&language=All&sets=All&pability=All&bability=All&date=All&Keywords=&USER=GUEST
 

LEGO CAD
http://www.kaejae-worx.com/~don/lego/setup/

Drive our MARS Rover
http://redrovergoestomars.org/drive.html

 

Elementary and Middle Schools – Lego Projects

Blake School Lego Projects
http://www.blakeschool.org/aaa/projects/lower/lego/index.html

Vina Danks Middle School Lego and Microworlds Projects
http://home.jps.net/~jstclair/vina_danks/logo.html

Davis Creek Elementary Lego Projects
http://boe.cabe.k12.wv.us/daviscre/LegoSiteMap.htm

Mueller Elementary School - Wichita, KS
http://mueller.usd259.org/lego/lego.html

Curtis Middle School - Wichita, KS
http://www.legorobotics.org/

Robinson Middle School - Wichita, KS
http://robinson.usd259.org/asp/aspcomputer.html

Hadley Middle School - Wichita, KS
http://hadley.usd259.org/links/lego_robotics.htm

http://hadley.usd259.org/students/lego_robotics/robotics02.htm

North High School - Wichita, KS
http://education.wichita.edu/m3/models/prek-12/mhoward.htm

Wichita State University
http://education.wichita.edu/mindstorms/

 

 

Gears
Introduction to Gears including Activities matched to Standards
http://www.ceeo.tufts.edu/curriculum/new%20setup/library/gear%20tutorial.htm


Fundamentals of Lego Lengths and Gears
http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~elec201/Book/legos.html

Lego GearTrains
http://www.malgil.com/esl/lego/geartrains.html

The Science of Gears: Meshing Around
http://sln.fi.edu/time/Journey/Time/Lessons/grlesson1.html

Lego Dacta Student Activity Sheets (Gears) and Teacher Guides
http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/dacta.htm
 

 

Lego Geometry
Lego Pieces and Names
http://www.ceeo.tufts.edu/curriculum/parts/partsanduses.htm

Observations on Lego Geometry
http://www.32768.com/bill/lego/geometry/

Lego On My Mind Geometry
http://homepages.svc.fcj.hvu.nl/brok/legomind/insights/index.htm

Understanding Lego Geometry
http://www.syngress.com/book_catalog/174_lego_robo/chapter_01.htm

Mathematical Lego Sculptures
http://www.lipsons.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/mathlego.htm

Lego Hobermann Sphere
http://www.lipsons.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/hob_sphere.htm

Guide to LEGO™ Geometry
http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=8965

Geometry/Lunar Lego Living: using geometry to design moon coloni
http://www.imsa.edu/team/spi/impact2/1994/94PAGE1.HTM

Fundamentals of Lego Lengths and Gears
http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~elec201/Book/legos.html
 

Misc. Links
MindStorms RCX Sensor Input Page
http://www.plazaearth.com/usr/gasperi/lego.htm

Lego Mindstorsm compatible Devices
http://philohome.free.fr/sensors.htm

Toying with Technology
http://www.eng.iastate.edu/twt/

FLL – Practice documentation
http://www.legoleague.org/sitemod/design/layouts/default/index.asp?pid=4190

Lego clocks
http://carol.wins.uva.nl/~leo/lego/clock.html
http://www.ericharshbarger.org/lego/clock.html

Lego Designer
http://www.workshop3d.com/designer/index.html

Online Constructopedia
http://www.lego.com/constructopedia/default.asp

Technical drawing examples
http://carol.wins.uva.nl/~leo/lego.html

Peaucellier Linkage
Converts rotation motion to linear motion
http://www.cut-the-knot.com/pythagoras/invert.shtml
http://carol.wins.uva.nl/~leo/lego/peaucellier.html
http://carol.wins.uva.nl/~leo/lego/linkages.html
http://philohome.free.fr/peaucellier/peaucellier.htm

Sample 6th Grade curriculum ideas
http://www.weirdrichard.com/sdms.htm

Ben Erwin’s Links
http://techboston.org/jrobinson/teachercenter.html

Gear Resources
http://teachertech.bu.edu/jrobinson/lessons/resource[1].htm
**Copy and paste this entire link into your browser***

Ben Erwin’s Publications
http://ldaps.arc.nasa.gov/Publications/

Robolab Ideas
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/robolab/

Teacher Training 2002
http://www.rec.ri.cmu.edu/education/teacher_training/teachertraining.html
 

 

Contact: Tonya.Witherspoon@wichita.edu
Last Update: January 2006
Wichita State University, College of Education
1845 Fairmount, Box 131, Wichita, KS 67260-0131