LEGO® Education Workshops

ABOUT LEGO EDUCATION

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers and LEGO® Education work in partnership to deliver high quality educational experiences that will prepare today’s children for tomorrow’s world. Now educators and group leaders can discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun.

   

WHAT WE OFFER

We offer educators and group leaders well-designed, age appropriate trips that support educational initiatives.

  • All LEGOLAND Discovery Center workshops integrate hands-on materials and activities designed by LEGO Education in collaboration with real-world educators
  • Meet current education standards bringing math, science, engineering, and language arts to life
  • Develop 21st century learning skills of communication, collaboration, critical-thinking, and problem solving

 

    

    

Workshops offered

Seasons workshop

Help your young students learn about the seasons the hands-on way. In this workshop students will build and share what they know about the current season; leading to a discussion on changes in weather and important seasonal activities and events. 

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  • Grade Level: Pre-school
  • Subjects Covered: Science, Speaking and Listening
  • Materials Used: StoryTales Set
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

 

Standards Addressed:

CCSS: SL.1.1.B; SL.1.4; SL.1.6

SPINNING TOPS WORKSHOP

In this exciting 30 minute workshop students build LEGO spinning tops, collect data on whose spinning top spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance. 

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  • Grade Level: Kindergarten
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Early Simple Machines III Set
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

 

Standards Addressed: 

NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3

CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

SPIN THE GEARS WORKSHOP

Gears, gears, gears! In this workshop students will build a series of models and experiment with gears exploring the difference between drive vs. driven gears, clockwise vs. counter clockwise, and discovering the concepts of effort and force.

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  • Grade Levels: 2nd - 3rd
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Simple Machines Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

 

Standards Addressed:

NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3

CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

WHAT A GREAT EXPERIENCE!

In this workshop students will recount an experience they had, literally building their characters, setting, and plot using LEGO elements. They will also write about their experience using their model as a visual referencing tool and share their story with others.

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  • Grade Levels: 2nd - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: English Language Arts
  • Materials Used: StoryStarter Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

 

Standards Addressed:

CCSS: SL.CCR.4; SL.CCR.6; L.5.1.c; L.CCR.1

MERRY-GO-ROUND WORKSHOP

This workshop provides a fun, hand-on way to get students excited about engineering, design, and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest.

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  • Grade Levels: 4th - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking
  • Materials Used: Simple Machines Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

 

Standards Addressed:

NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3

CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2