Build a strong foundation for computational thinking and engineering skill development with in-classroom and structured after-school options with FIRST® LEGO® League Explore Class Pack.
FIRST® Class Pack provides the framework for facilitators to guide their students through 12 sessions where they’ll use their Engineering Notebooks to explore the fundamentals of engineering through a real-world problem, learn to design and code, and create unique solutions made with LEGO® bricks and powered by LEGO® Education SPIKE Essential or WeDo 2.0.
New this year we have our fantastic Explore Cargo Connect Irish Primary Curriculum guide, developed by a panel of experts from the DCU Institute of Education. This guide links Cargo Connect to the Irish curriculum with full lesson plans, additional resources and so much more.
Class Pack Includes:
Modification Guidance for COVID-19 Interruptions: Regardless of your learning environment this school year, FIRST has created guidance and options to help you engage your students in the FIRST experience. These suggestions and options are not prescriptive, and local health and safety regulations and guidance should precede any of the recommendations in this guide. Download here.
Class Pack Festival Guide: This digital guide provides guidance, management tips, and best practices for how to implement FIRST LEGO League Explore in the classroom and instructions on how to run your own festival in your classroom or school.
Team Meeting Guide: This comprehensive guide is printed and also available digitally through the FIRST Thinkscape Portal and provides facilitators with guidance and lesson plans on how to run 12 sessions and prepare for a culminating celebration. It includes student outcomes, tips, guiding questions, sharing guidance, and clean up pointers. View a Sample.
Engineering Notebooks: These student workbooks are used to record ideas, notes, and sketches - printed versions of the books are included with Class Pack and School Pack, and new this year, static and interactive versions are available digitally through the FIRST Thinkscape Portal. It provides a guided 12-session experience, including an introduction activity, session tasks, and concluding with the team sharing what they learned and accomplished. View a Sample.
Session Slides: A session-by-session series of slides that contain real-world connections such as videos, images, and helpful questions to guide students through each session. >View a sample
CARGOCONNECT℠ Explore Sets: Includes 700+ LEGO® elements that will help them bring their exclusive Heart Game to life with the LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0.
This pack includes
- 8 x LEGO® Explore Sets
- 2 x Team Meeting Guides
- 1 x DCU Explore Curriculum Guide
- 1 x How to run Class Pack guide
- 32 x Engineering notebooks
- 32 x LEGO Medals