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Learn Through Play with LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 Online Course

The LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set is a STEM solution that combines the LEGO brick, user-friendly software, using a hands-on minds-on approach to learning robotics and basic coding principles.

What is LEGO® Education?

For more than 40 years, LEGO® Education have been working with teachers and educational specialists like you to deliver playful learning experiences that bring subjects to life in the classroom and make learning fun and impactful. LEGO® Education solutions for teaching and hands-on learning inspire interest in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM), targeted at preschool, elementary and middle school. These are based on the LEGO® system for playful learning combined with curriculum-relevant material and digital resources.

 

Why LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0?

Teachers know that hands-on learning engages students at every level, sparks creativity, develops critical thinking skills, ignites career possibilities — and is just plain fun! LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 brings to life 280 building elements that motivate students to collaborate, build, problem-solve, and explore, all while deepening their STEAM learning and developing 21st-century skills. The combination of physical LEGO® bricks, standards-aligned activities, and intuitive block-based coding environment means that interactive, creative learning is easier than ever to achieve – students can see their builds in action and test and refine their problem-solving skills!

 

Who is this for?

This online course is suitable for beginners who are new to coding and robotics using a fun, easy and completely creative hands-on learning solution. We recommend ages 6 and above.

 

What to expect in this LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime Online Course?

♦   Step by step guided projects tutorial (videos)

♦  Mini challenges

♦  Certificate of completion

 

Resources required:

LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set

LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 Software installed on a tablet or pc

Course objective

Duck Learning’s “Learn through Play with WeDo 2.0” course will focus on introducing participants to computational thinking and engineering principles in a fun and engaging way using exciting models and interactive projects. 2 project assessments within the course help students to freely and creatively showcase what they have learnt.

 

Outcome

Through this project, participants will become adept at coding and robotics. Participants will be able to build various projects.

 

Course Outline

Lesson 0: Setting up your kit

 

SECTION 1: BASIC MOVEMENTS

♦   Lesson 1: Introduction and Your first robot!

◊   Let’s get Quackers!

◊   Quack-bot

♦   Lesson 2:  Gearing down (Strength) and light

◊   Pull Buggy

♦   Lesson 3:  Gearing up (Speed) and Sound

◊   Dragster

 

SECTION 2: SENSORS AND FLOW CONTROL

♦   Lesson 4:  Tilt Sensor and Loop (Infinite)

◊   Garage Gate

♦   Lesson 5: Motion and Loop (Defined)

◊   Waving robot

♦   Lesson 5A: Assessment

 

SECTION 3: SIMPLE DATA MANIPULATION AND PARALLEL SEQUENCES

♦   Lesson 6:  Tilt & Motion sensors + Messaging (Parallel)

◊   Door Lock

♦   Lesson 7: Math (Fun Learning)

◊   Earthquake

♦   Lesson 7A: Assessment

 

SECTION 4: FUN BUILDS!

♦   Lesson 8: Fun Build 1

◊   Crazy Slug

⋅  Piston Movements (Mechanics)

♦   Lesson 9: Fun Build 2

◊   Elevator

⋅   Linear movements (Mechanics)

⋅   Gears (Recap)

 

BONUS SESSION!

♦   WeDo 2.0 and Scratch!

♦   Programming WeDo 2.0 with Scratch

♦   Animation Interaction Introduction

Get your LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set
Register for the LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Online Course*

*LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set required

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