Robots for Kids Teaching Children How to Build and Program LEGO Robots

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Links

There are hundreds of websites to investigate. A few are listed below. Each lesson package provides an extensive, annotated list of helpful sites.

LUGNET (LEGO Users Group Network)
The major source for all aspects of LEGO activities. Hundreds of LEGO fans visit daily and contribute to the many available newsgroups.

The LEGO Corporation
A rich site complete with an on-line store and a good section on the robotics product line (Mindstorms).

BRICKLINK
A website containing several thousand 'shops' from all over the world ready to sell you one part or a thousand.

BRICKSHELF
Pictures by the thousands of all sorts of creations by LEGO builders all over the world.

 

Books

A short list of books on LEGO basics appears here. A longer, annotated bibliography comes with each lesson package.

Ferrari et al., Building Robots with LEGO Mindstorms, Syngress, 2002

Baum, Dave Baum's Definitive Guide to LEGO Mindstorms, Second Ed., Apress, 2002

Sato, Jin Sato's LEGO Mindstorms - the Master's Approach, No Starch Press, 2002

Erwin, Creative Projects with LEGO Mindstorms, Addison Wesley, 2001

Meadhra et al., LEGO Mindstorms for Dummies, IDG Books, 2001


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