LEGO® Education WeDo™ Extension Activity Packs serve as an addition to the original WeDo Activity Pack to aid elementary school educators in creating more engaging learning experiences in science, literacy, math, and social studies. Using the LEGO Education WeDo hardware and software, in combination with these activities, educators can easily create rich, cross-curricular lessons to inspire critical thinking, problem solving, and creativity. These activity packs provide detailed lesson plans, resources, and extension activities delivered in a printed teacher’s guide. A CD-ROM including printable versions of all the lessons is also included. These activity packs are designed for use with the WeDo Construction Set, Software, and Activity Pack and include optional extension activities using the Sceneries Set (779385).
This Activity Pack includes 12 activities that relate to the Amazing Mechanisms theme of LEGO Education WeDo. Each activity covers approximately three hours of classroom time and each theme includes a Learning Grid mapping activities to key standards and learning objectives.
Each activity includes a Lesson-At-A-Glance overview, a Teacher’s Guide with a detailed lesson plan, worksheet(s), a rubric for evaluation, and programming and building guidance. You will also receive tracking sheets for organization and program planning.
- Activities cover the Amazing Mechanisms theme models: Dancing Birds, Smart Spinner, and Drumming Monkey.
- Included are mathematics, literacy, science, and social studies activities for each model. Additional standards covering visual arts, dramatic arts, music, physical education, and technology are also sprinkled in throughout the lessons.
- 36 hours of classroom time across 12 activities