LEGO EV3

This video-based handbook will introduce and explore each component of the LEGO EV3 MINDSTORMS kit, and provide some strategies/techniques that should help you create EV3 robots more effectively.

Core Set box

This video describes the components of the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Core Set.

Simple Move

An introduction to using the move block to control motors on the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.

Datalogging

This video explains the basics of datalogging with the experiment feature in the LEGO Mindstorms Education EV3 software.

Motor Control

This video explains the basics of motor control with the motor rotation block in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software by creating a pedometer.

Light Sensor and Programming with Motors

In this LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 example, a switch block is used to turn the motor on and off based on ambient light.

Ultrasonic Sensor

In this LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 example, the ultrasonic, loop and motor blocks are used to program a robot that moves forward until an object is detected.

Switch Function

The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robot, in this example, uses the switch block with the touch sensor to move forward or backward depending on the button's state.

Intro to Gears

An introduction to using gears with motors on the LEGO MINDSTORM EV3.

Example Car

An example of how to build a simple car with a LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.

Software Overview

Overview of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Education software.

Building Sturdy Structures

An example of how to use the beams, pegs and other parts in the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 kit to create simple study structures.

Attaching Motors

Examples of different ways to attach motors on the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3.

Light Sensor

An overview of the basic features of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 light sensor.

Touch Sensor

An introduction to using the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 touch sensor.

Gyro Sensor

Description of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Gyro Sensor

Ultrasonic Sensor

Description of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Ultrasonic "Distance" Sensor

Color Sensor

Description of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Color Sensor Part 1
Description of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Color Sensor Part 2

Touch Sensor

Description of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Touch Sensor

Programmable Brick

Overview of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programmable Brick

On-brick Programming

Doing on-brick programming

Tracks

Description of the Tracks within the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 robotics kit.