Learning sequence: Learn to build with LEGO

Lego_Color_BricksThis sequence of activities introduces the basic LEGO system pieces. It’s great for beginners and works well with young children. It also introduces the concept of testing and redesigning.

  1. How can we build a sturdy wall?
  2. Study tower
  3. Strongest shape
  4. Sturdy Car: The drop test
  5. Chair for Mr. Bear

See also Learning sequence: Learn about gears.


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