The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 combines the versatility of the LEGO building system with the most advanced technology they've ever developed. Unleash the creative powers of the new LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set to create and command robots that walk, talk, think and do anything you can imagine.
Follow the step-by-step 3D building instructions to create TRACK3R, R3PTAR, SPIK3R, EV3RSTORM and GRIPP3R and bring them to life with an easy, intuitive and icon-based programming interface.
Grab the enclosed remote control and take on challenging ready-made missions or download the free app and command your robot using your smart device.
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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 is a great way to introduce your bubbie to the world of Robotics through practical and hands-on learning.
The price may be expensive, but if it's the reason your child wants to be an engineer when he / she grows up, then it basically paid for itself.
Parents should use the software program prior to working with their kids to eliminate dead time.
There is a retail (home) version as well as an education version. The differences are minor with the exception of two things: 1) the education version comes with a rechargeable battery while the retail (home) version requires 2 AA batteries and 2) the education version does NOT come with the software. Click here for more detail on the differences.
If you want to purchase the education version, you can just order it directly on the LEGO website.