When it doesn’t release great car and botanical sets, LEGO likes to focus on education. The company has just announced two new sets targeting STEAM concepts that don̵
The BricQ Motion Essential, intended for children aged six and above, contains 523 LEGO bricks (including some replacement bricks for when things get lost or broken), a sturdy storage box with color-coded sorting bins, two printed building instruction booklets and two curricula. units with 6-10 hours of educational content each.
And if you’re teaching kids ages 10 and up, the BricQ Motion Prime includes 562 LEGO Technic and brick elements (including replacement elements), a sturdy storage box with color-coded sorting bins, a printed building instruction booklet and a Science of Sports curriculum unit with 6-1 hours of educational content. .
According to Esben Stærk, president of LEGO Education, “Making learning engaging is more important than ever, and we are excited to bring to market two solutions that support teachers in the classroom and encourage students to learn STEAM from a very young age. From understanding the cause and effect of push pull forces through a tight rope runner balanced with weighted stones to exploring Newton’s laws through land yachts and propeller vehicles, BricQ Motion is designed to engage even more students and educators in the discovery of STEAM concepts. “
Teachers helped design the curriculum and given the modular nature of the LEGO, it is probably possible to create a new curriculum as well. You can purchase the $ 99.95 sets on the LEGO Education site today.