STEM Educational Products: WeDo 2.0 from Lego Education
“LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 makes science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and coding come to life. The unique combination of the LEGO brick, classroom-friendly software, and engaging, standards-based projects results in a resource that builds students’ confidence to ask questions, define problems, and design their own solutions by putting STEM learning directly in their hands.”
WeDo 2.0 comes with all the parts needed for 17 projects and 40 hours of instruction for grades 2 thru 4. These projects are covered in a Lego curriculum covering: life sciences, physical sciences, earth science, space science and engineering. You can view the curriculum here.
The WeDo ReadyGo packs come in various sizes from 8 students to 24 students. Here is a screenshot of an 8 student pack:
Here is a sample of a project:
Included in WeDo 2.0 box are: The bricks needed to build the projects, the WeDo smart hub, a motor, a motion sensor, a tilt sensor, curriculum, software to control your WeDo 2.0 projects….and much more.
See the video below and click this link to visit the WeDo 2.0 ReadyPack web site for more information.
Lego also has STEM kits for grades 5 thru middle school. I will post those in the weeks to come on ForCarol.com
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math == STEM