What is the difference between Lego Mindstorms EV3 home and education?

What is the difference between Lego Mindstorms EV3 home and education?

The EV3 brick in the Home Edition set is the same as the EV3 brick in the Education Core Set, so you can use either version of the programming software to control your robot. In fact, you can install both versions of the software on the same computer, if you like.

What is the total number of LEGO pieces in one EV3 education core set?

The Education EV3 Core Set (45544) set consists of: 1 EV3 programmable brick, 2 Large Motors, 1 Medium Motor, 2 Touch Sensors, 1 Color Sensor, 1 Gyroscopic Sensor, 1 Ultrasonic Sensor, cables, USB cable, 1 Rechargeable battery and 547 TECHNIC elements.

Why is Lego Mindstorms so expensive?

That’s a big development cost, because LEGO has a lot of proprietary components. The EV3 comes with quite a few electronic components— the programmable brick, 2 large motors, 1 smaller motor, infrared sensor, color sensor, touch sensor, remote control, 7 wires, and a USB cable. That adds a lot to the cost.

What is EV3 core set?

LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set is a hands-on, cross-curricular STEM solution that engages students by providing the resources to design, build and program their creations while helping them develop essential skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

What is EV3 expansion set?

The Lego Mindstorms EV3 expansion set contains 853 structural parts including specific elements such as gears, a large hub, customization elements of the robot or unique structure elements. The instructions for the construction of new models are available for download on the legoeducation.com site.

Do NXT sensors work with EV3?

EV3 sensors CANNOT be used with the NXT brick, but EV3 motors CAN be used with the NXT. It is not possible to connect the new EV3 sensors to the NXT brick. However, you can use both Large and Medium EV3 motors with the NXT brick as if they are normal NXT motors.

What is the correct product code for the EV3 core set?

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set (LEGO #31313) is the one you’ll find in toy stores and many online stores. It is often referred to as the Home Edition or Retail Edition.

What is included in the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 core set?

Includes student-ready resources, full teacher support, assessment tools, sample programs, and building instructions. These six activities require the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 Core Set (45544).

How do I program my EV3 brick with word block coding?

If you have any LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 product and want to program your EV3 Brick with word block coding, download the LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Classroom App. The app includes teacher resources, units, lessons and more. You can now use your EV3 Brick and Visual Studio Code to unleash the power of Python programming using MicroPython.

How many hours of classroom instruction is included in the EV3?

Integrates into the EV3 Software. Provides 28+ hours of classroom instruction integrated into the EV3 Software. Includes 14 physical science experiments centered on energy, heat and temperature, force and motion, and light. Students will utilize data logging capabilities.

How much does the Mindstorms Education software cost?

The Mindstorms education software is now free of charge. You can login with your Lego ID and download it on the Lego education website. This includes all building instructions and programs for both sets 45544 and 45560.