Seshan Brothers' Recommended List
While we have a lot of resources on our site, we don’t have everything. There are lots of good resources around. We thought we would share resources other than on our own site that we think will be helpful to others. While the list is not an endorsement of any one resource over the other, we did make sure that every resource reflects our own mission and philosophy.
We will update this guide as we find and review resources.
FIRST LEGO League Challenge Materials
Free Curriculum by LEGO Education
LEGO Education: Various curriculum resources created by LEGO Education
Also look at the built-in lessons in the EV3 Programming Software you installed on your computer.
CMU Robotics Academy : Complete introductory curriculum for the EV3
STEMCentric: Mostly introductory-level with a few intermediate-level topics.
WAFFLES Community Robotics: Comprehensive block by block introduction to programming by a FIRST team in Canada.
STEMRobotics: Organized repository for educational materials and curriculum guides for MINDSTORMS instructors by Portland State University.
EV3Lessons.com: A complete curriculum from beginner to advanced created by a FIRST Team and the Champion’s Award Winners of World Festival.
Organization and Planning Resources for FLL Teams
Techbrick: Has worksheets, images and blank templates for use by teams. Resources are updated every season. Information from previous seasons are archived so if you need access to materials from older challenges, you can find them here.
Strategy and Pseudocode Worksheets
FIRST LEGO League Curriculum and Tips
Robotics Resources for Scouts
MINDSTORMS-Related Forums and Facebook Groups
Stores to buy additional LEGO or MINDSTORMS parts
LEGO Pick A Brick
Bricklink: For purchasing specific parts and complete sets
Brickowl: For purchasing specific parts and complete sets
Mindsensors: For non-LEGO branded sensors that are compatible with the EV3
HiTechnic: For non-LEGO branded sensors that are compatible with the EV3
TECHNIC and MINDSTORMS Books
Isogawa, Yoshihito. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book
Isogawa, Yoshihito. The LEGO Technic Idea Book
Kmiec, Pawel. The Unofficial LEGO Technic Builder’s Guide
Valk, Laurens. The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book
Kee, Damien. Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher: EV3. Also includes worksheets and challenges.
Challenges/Projects for Ideas and Inspiration