LEGO Robotics Kit Rental
BJPCE Limited offer a kit rental service for the following popular LEGO Robotics kits:
|LEGO Mindstorms (9797)||£10||£40||£70|
|LEGO WeDo (9580)||£5||£20||£35|
LEGO Mindstorms (9797) Kit
The LEGO WeDo kit is suitable for ages 6-11 and can be programmed with the LEGO WeDo software or Scratch (both free to download for Windows or Mac).
LEGO WeDo (9580) Kit
Video instructions and/or zoom/skype call can also be made available to schools renting the kits for no additional charge.
Or why not combine a period of kit rental with one of our instructor led days to get you started (click below for details):
The skills pupils will be using are:
- Follow instructions to build Lego model (individually or in pairs)
- Simple navigation/programming/debugging (move, turn, speed, stop)
- Estimating and measuring
- Simple sensor use
Both kits line up very well with many requirements of the primary KS1 and KS2 computing curriculum (published 2014/15) and KS3 computing curriculum (published 2013).
There are more general skills in use:
- Teamwork (in pairs/threes)
- Problem solving
The STEM Directory is provided as a service to support you in finding enrichment opportunities. The activities are offered by external providers and are not endorsed by STEM Learning. We are not responsible for their content or delivery.
Grants for school
The Royal Institution runs two enrichment and enhancement grant schemes. Grants of up to £500 are available to UK-registered state schools to host a STEM activity selected from the STEM Directory.
There are a number of other organisations that offer grants to schools.
|Published||30 June 2020|
|Last modified||30 June 2020|
|Nature of scheme||Project for students|
|Subject(s)||STEM Clubs, Computing, Cross curricular, Design and technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Science|
|Age||5-7, 7-11, 11-14|
|Running times||4-8 weeks|
Cost in the table is per kit (class set typically 15 kits for pair work). Collection from Surrey preferred but can deliver or meet half-way within reason. Insured shipping also possible but likely too expensive.
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