LEGO® Mindstorms EV3

Youth use LEGO Toolkit to build robotsThe LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Toolkit contains five full sets of the LEGO® Education EV3 “Core Set.”  Our LEGO® toolkit contains enough resources for ten youth participants, recommended for ages 10+.



Project Details

Each set contains the Programmable Brick and 540 additional pieces, including sensors.

The EV3 Brick serves as the control center and power station for your robot, with:

  • four input ports: 1, 2, 3, 4 (to connect sensors to EV3 brick)
  • four output ports: A, B, C, D (to connect motors to EV3 brick)
  • one Mini USB PC port (to connect EV3 brick to computer)
  • a USB host port (to add Wi-Fi dongle and do “daisy chaining”)
  • micro SD card port (to increase the available memory for EV3 brick)
  • built-in speaker

The user guide and software activation code are also included.

Planning to Participate?

There is one LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 kit available from the University of Maine Cooperative Extension. Participants may need to reserve their kit ahead of time with office staff, email alice.philbrick@maine.edu. Due to the nature of this kit, it may be signed out for up to three months at a time.