Grades 9-12

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LEGO® Education

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Color Sensor





Each set supports 1 students in the classroom.

The digital EV3 Color Sensor distinguishes between seven different colors and can also detect the absence of color. It also serves as a light sensor by detecting light intensities. Students can build color-sorting and line-following robots, experiment with light reflection of different colors, and gain experience with a technology that is widely used in industries such as recycling, agriculture, and packaging.

  • Measures reflected red light and ambient light from darkness to very bright sunlight

  • Capable of detecting seven colors plus the absence of color. It can tell the difference between color or black-and-white or among blue, green, yellow, red, white, and brown.

  • Sample rate of 1 kHz

  • Auto-ID is built into the EV3 Software.

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