LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education solutions are the result of collaboration between the LEGO Group and global leaders in software, engineering and education.
The LEGO® MINDSTORMS® software is based on LabVIEW™, the industry-leading graphical programming software used by scientists and engineers worldwide. LEGO Education and NI are committed to enhancing Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths education (STEM) worldwide by providing educators and students with software and hardware that connect curriculum and concepts with the real world.
Visit www.NI.com for more information.
CEEO at Tufts University
Tufts University’s Center for Engineering Educational Outreach, CEEO, in Boston, USA is the creator of the ROBOLAB™ software for MINDSTORMS for Schools (RCX platform). CEEO continues to support existing users of the earlier MINDSTORMS platform and offers migration advice via the community website run in cooperation with LEGO Education.
Visit www.LEGOengineering.com for more information.
Carnegie Mellon University
Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Academy in Pittsburgh, USA has many years of experience in developing curriculum activities for teaching robotics in schools. The Academy develops curriculum activities in a digital format for MINDSTORMS Education.
Visit www.cmu.edu for more information.
Third Party Sensors
A number of approved partners develop additional compatible resources which extend the use of MINDSTORMS Education, in particular for experiments and data collection.
A trusted partner since 2006, HiTechnic manufactures a range of sensors for MINDSTORMS Education, based on industrial sensor technology.
Learn more at www.hitechnic.com
In collaboration with LEGO Education and other trusted partners, Vernier develops a range of sensors, activities, downloads and other materials. For instance, the 9799 Vernier NXT Sensor Adaptor allows you to use more than 30 analogue Vernier sensors together with MINDSTORMS Education.
Learn more at www.vernier.com
NXT LogIt from DCP Microdevelopments
With the NXT LogIt Sensor Adaptor from DCP you can use more than 50 analogue and digital sensors with MINDSTORMS Education.
Learn more at www.logitworld.com
TETRIX® from Pitsco
For high school, LEGO Education worked in partnership with Pitsco, Inc. to design a revolutionary metal building system that is fully compatible with LEGO Technic, the building system used with LEGO MINDSTORMS. A unique LEGO connector joins the metal with LEGO elements, creating a path for older students to complete more challenging projects while continuing to use the LEGO NXT Intelligent Brick as the controller.
Learn more at www.LEGOeducation.us