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LEGO® Education

September 28, 2015 @ 8:00 am - September 29, 2015 @ 3:15 pm

FOR TEACHERS ONLY

The McWane Science Center and LEGO® Education invite teachers and administration, to join us for an engaging, hands-on workshop focused on bringing 21st-century skills and core curriculum to life in the elementary classroom. Every participant will have a hands-on LEGO® building experience and discover how hands-on learning can be integrated into multiple subject areas.

Workshop Agenda:
8:30 a.m.-9:00 a.m.
Welcome, Meet & Greet, Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Hands-On WeDo Workshop 1
11:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m.
Lunch on your own
12:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Hands-On MINDSTORMS EV3 Workshop 2
 3:00 p.m.-3:15 p.m.
Q&A and Wrap-Up

Cost: Free
Hands-On Workshop 1: Multiple Subjects, One Platform. Tackle STEM Learning with LEGO® Education WeDo!
Few tools generate as much excitement in the classroom as those that enable students to take charge of their own learning. With LEGO® Education WeDo, you help your students become motivated, active learners who don’t just know, they do! WeDo is a hands-on tool that combines the joy of LEGO building with easy-to-use technology and supports essential lessons in science, technology, engineering, math, and literacy. Designed specifically for elementary learners, WeDo engages all students, challenging them to create, test, observe, and explain projects while collaborating with others through building and programming working LEGO models.
Length: 2 hours 30 minutes
Grade Levels: 2nd-4th

Hands-On Workshop 2: LEGO® Education MINDSTORMS EV3: Robotics in the Middle School Classroom- Getting Started!
Robotics is a proven and effective way to capture students’ attention and keep them engaged in hands-on science, technology, engineering and math lessons. This session is for educators just getting started with new LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education EV3 or considering how to incorporate MINDSTORMS into the classroom. Learn firsthand how LEGO Education MINDSTORMS EV3 can get your students excited as they model real-life mechanisms and solve real-world challenges, all while building the critical-thinking and creative problem-solving skills that will serve them well for a lifetime.

During this hands-on session, we will discuss MINDSTORMS EV3 across the curriculum and provide real-world examples and lesson plans. Come learn how the LEGO Education MINDSTORMS EV3 can create successful learners by enhancing the classroom experience.
Length: 2 hours 30 minutes
Grade Levels: 5th and up

Registration for the September 28th is closed – the workshop is full – September 29th is still open.  Thank you for your interest.

Click here to register.

Details

Start:
September 28, 2015 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 29, 2015 @ 3:15 pm