Where can you find everything from feathered turkeys to sailing pirates using sensor feedback to control their wheel motors and follow a road? Only in a robot parade.
Here's a compilation of snippets from around the web, showing musical instruments that folks are creating with EV3. Yo-Yo Ma, look out!
Tip: Add, don't Replace
If you already have an existing competitive Lego Robotics program, great! Keep it going to serve the students who feel comfortable in that environment. Then to attract different types of students, try adding a different type of program -- like one of the ideas on this page. Need help with leader stipends and equipment purchases? See info on our grants.
We don't have any direct experience with a carnival yet, but with support from a Gizmo Garden grant, Windsor Elementary is going to try it. This video compilation of snippets from around the web makes it look like a blast!
Tip: Showing Off
Instead of projects culminating in competitions, try celebrating completion with an exhibition! MIT and Wellesley professors say it's just is motiving and welcomes a wider diversity of learners. Other students and family love seeing student creations!