This free book contains 12 engineering challenges to build and program robots using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Base Set, LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Software version 2, and Vernier sensors. Not compatible with the EV3 system.
- Grade Levels
- Recommended for High School and Middle School Science
Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT contains 12 engineering challenges for use with the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Base Set and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT Software version 2 (not compatible with the EV3 system).
The challenges are a compilation from Vernier’s original STEM with Vernier and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT and STEM 2 with Vernier and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT lab books.
This book is perfect to challenge upper middle school and high school students to build and program robots for testing batteries, locating “land mines”, automating plant watering, and more.
The sensors used in the challenges include the Dual-Range Force Sensor, Magnetic Field Sensor, Differential Voltage Probe, Gas Pressure Sensor, pH Sensor, UVB Sensor, and Soil Moisture Sensor.
For projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3, see our Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 book.
- 1. Acidity Tester
- 2. Plant Waterer
- 3. Aquarium Monitor
- 4. Sunscreen Tester
- 5. Audio Assistant
- 6. String Tension Tester
- 7. Cartesian Diver
- 8. Battery Tester
- 9. Solar Tracker
- 10. Migrating Robot
- 11. Magnet Finder
- 12. Mine Sweeper
Included with Vernier Engineering Projects with LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT
- LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT sample programs
- Movie clips
- LEGO® Digital Designer files with detailed instructions for building and operating the robotics projects
- Word-processing files of the exercises, so you can edit the files to match your teaching preferences
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Engineering Activities for LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education NXT
Download the engineering activities from Vernier’s original STEM with Vernier and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT and STEM 2 with Vernier and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT lab books. The downloads include the student instructions as well as essential teacher information.