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James Collins
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 ======LEGO WeDo====== ======LEGO WeDo======
 +{{:​digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_wedo:​wedo.jpg?​nolink |}}The LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 Core Set & Software builds on the innovative learning experience of the original platform by giving you a new brick set, improved technology and opportunities to meet science standards in a fun, engaging way. Complete with relevant, real-world projects. Designed for a younger audience than [[digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_mindstorms]],​ it is a great starting point into the world of engineering.
  
-=====Examples=====+| **Recommended Ages** | Year 1 to Year 4 (ages 6 to 10) | 
 +| **Product Cost** | $280-$340 | 
 +| **Where to Purchase** | Can be purchased from larger toy/​educational stores or [[https://​www.teaching.com.au/​|Modern Teaching Aids]] ​ | 
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 +<WRAP clear></​WRAP>​ 
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 +====Product Requirements==== 
 +  * The coding system requires a tablet 
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 +{{section>​digital_literacy:​clippings#​loanable_kits}} 
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 +=====Use In Libraries=====
 ====Cook Shire Libraries==== ====Cook Shire Libraries====
 {{ :​digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_wedo:​5ec16e93-f94b-4201-b98d-9fffc4bb5f76.jpeg?​nolink&​200|}}Using [[digital_literacy:​state_library_programs:​tech_savvy_regional_queensland:​start]] grant funding, Cook Shire Council partnered with the local schools to facilitate STEM sessions at the [[http://​plconnect.slq.qld.gov.au/​networking/​directory-of-public-libraries/​branches/​cook/​cooktown_library|Cooktown]] and [[http://​plconnect.slq.qld.gov.au/​networking/​directory-of-public-libraries/​branches/​cook/​bloomfield_library2 |Bloomfield]] libraries using the [[digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_wedo:​start]],​ engaging youth to build confidence, digital and motor skill development with coding and robotics. In these sessions, children built and coded LEGO WeDo slugs, helicopters and fans. {{ :​digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_wedo:​5ec16e93-f94b-4201-b98d-9fffc4bb5f76.jpeg?​nolink&​200|}}Using [[digital_literacy:​state_library_programs:​tech_savvy_regional_queensland:​start]] grant funding, Cook Shire Council partnered with the local schools to facilitate STEM sessions at the [[http://​plconnect.slq.qld.gov.au/​networking/​directory-of-public-libraries/​branches/​cook/​cooktown_library|Cooktown]] and [[http://​plconnect.slq.qld.gov.au/​networking/​directory-of-public-libraries/​branches/​cook/​bloomfield_library2 |Bloomfield]] libraries using the [[digital_literacy:​technology_resources:​lego_wedo:​start]],​ engaging youth to build confidence, digital and motor skill development with coding and robotics. In these sessions, children built and coded LEGO WeDo slugs, helicopters and fans.
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 =====Resources===== =====Resources=====
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 ====Models==== ====Models====
 [[https://​education.lego.com/​en-us/​support/​wedo/​building-instructions|LEGO WeDo Building Instructions]]\\ ​ [[https://​education.lego.com/​en-us/​support/​wedo/​building-instructions|LEGO WeDo Building Instructions]]\\ ​
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