This kit includes 1 x LEGO Education BricQ Motion Essential Set (LEG45401), and 1 x LEGO Education SPIKE Essential (LEG45345).
LEGO Education BricQ Motion Essential engages primary school students in STEAM learning as they experiment with forces, motion and interactions in the context of sports. BricQ Motion Essential provides easy, hands-on learning experiences that spark cool “aha” moments, as students set LEGO bricks in motion without the need for technology.
This introductory STEAM experience offers 2 units of 45-minute, standards-aligned lessons (one each for lower and upper primary grades). They include everything from engaging videos and printable worksheets that excite and inspire students, to lesson plans, teacher videos, assessment rubrics and maths and language arts extensions that support and scaffold teachers. BricQ Motion Essential is supported by a comprehensive professional development program.
This 523-piece set includes a variety of easy-build elements, gears, weight bricks, springs, 4 minifigures and more, while colour-coded sorting trays ease the building process and make tidying up at the end of class quick and efficient. Replacement elements are also included, as well as 2 printed building instruction booklets with inspirational ideas that help students discover physical science in action, even those who have never built with LEGO bricks before.
This set offers 2 units of 45-minute, standards-aligned lessons (one each for lower and upper primary grades). They include everything from engaging videos and printable worksheets, to lesson plans, teacher videos, assessment rubrics and maths and language arts extensions that support and scaffold teachers.
LEGO Education SPIKE Essential gets primary school students excited about hands-on STEAM learning. This 449-piece set comes with 4 mini-figures with their own personalities, who act as storytellers to make problem-solving relatable to all students. Icon- and word-based block coding with simple hardware, including: 2 Small Motors, a 3×3 Colour Light Matrix, a Colour Sensor, and an intelligent Small Hub with 2 I/O ports, Bluetooth connectivity, 6-axis gyro and a rechargeable Li-ion battery with micro USB charging and connection port.
The set also includes a colourful selection of LEGO bricks, replacement elements, and a durable storage box with color-coded sorting trays to ease the building process and classroom management. Part of the LEGO Learning System, SPIKE Essential offers 5 units of 8 x 45-minute, standards-aligned STEAM lessons. Each lesson includes comprehensive online lesson plans with maths and language arts extensions. To further build teachers’ confidence and prepare them for successful STEAM teaching using the LEGO Learning System, SPIKE Essential is supported by a comprehensive professional development program.
- Develop computational thinking skills, including creating and modifying sequences, testing, debugging, and using loops
- Explore the engineering design process, including defining a problem, brainstorming solutions, and testing and refining prototypes
- Investigate the scientific concepts of energy, energy transfer, and collision
- Strengthen oral communication skills as students discuss their experiences collaboratively
- Engage in narrative-based problem-solving
- Develop social-emotional language by helping a main story character solve a problem