Lego Education


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Students build their own force meters out of Lego as part of this Lego Dacta kit.

LEGO Education – Structures

A vintage Lego Dacta kit which gives a progressive introduction to the principles of stable and movable structures and how to test these for weaknesses. By investigating bridges and towers, students learn about structure, function, strength, stability, forces and loads. The set contains additional unique elements, 20 challenges to solve, building instructions and assessment ideas.

Also included is an activity pack with an introduction, curriculum references, pre- and post-assessment tests, a scope and sequence chart, a problem-solving summary and 11 copy master worksheets.  Our customers rate this as one of the most engaging kits we have!

Suitable for ages 8+.  Hire price: $20 for a term plus postage.

 

 Lego Technic Set 42024

With a massive front grille, wing mirrors, supporting legs and powerful linear actuators, the LEGO® Technic Container Truck is a tough six wheeler for a tough job.  Lego Technic is based on “the real thing” and just assembling this truck’s gearbox will help your student understand more about how cars and trucks work.  With almost 1000 pieces (948), this will keep them busy learning.

Suitable for ages 12+.  Hire price: $18 per term pp 

 

LEGO Education – Science & Technology Base Set

Let your children invent and investigate like young scientists. There are instructions for 12 different models to build. Students use these models to predict, observe, measure and record events, experiencing forces, motion, energy and magnetism first hand.

This set comes with an activity CD-ROM with more than 30 hands-on science and technology lessons, including extra problem solving tasks and building ideas.  This is a big kit and comes highly rated by our customers.

Suitable for ages 8+.  Hire price: $25 for a term plus postage.

 

Lego Education Simple Mechanisms Set (9630)

Another vintage set from Lego Dacta, this educational Lego set teaches children about simple and powered mechanisms using hands-on activities.

It comes with a teacher guide, instruction booklets and student copymaster sheets.  This is recognised as one of Lego’s best original sets.  The booklets tie Lego in with “real world” mechanisms.

Suitable for ages 7+.  Hire cost: $20 per term pp

 

Lego Education Simple Machines Set

Features 16 principle models, four main models and four problem-solving models that enable students to investigate and understand the operation of simple and compound machines found in everyday life: gears, wheels and axles, levers and pulleys. Comes with a teacher guide and activity pack on CD.  This is a smaller set than those above so think about hiring something else to fill the postbag!

Suitable for ages 7+.  Hire cost: $15 for a term plus postage.

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