Sadly, Dr. E’s WeDo Challenges and Dr. E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges will no longer be posting new challenges. However, both websites will remain up so that you can continue to access the previous challenges and all of the wonderful submissions. Thank you to LEGO Education and to the Center for Engineering Education and Outreach at Tufts University for their years of support (and thank you to LEGO for their amazing robotics platforms). During the six years of WeDo challlenges and five years of MINDSTORMS challenges, we received almost 1000 submissions from around the world. The two websites had a total of 1266 registered users from 57 different countries. We were truly a global community! We have always been inspired and energized by the creativity and innovation shown by the Dr. E's Challenges community; while new challenges won't be posted moving forward, we hope that you continue doing awesome stuff in your homes, clubs, and classrooms and that you continue to share your projects with the world! Collaborating with all of you has been a joy and an inspiration. Thank you, The folks at Dr. E’s

Category Archives: WeDo Celebration

WeDo Celebration

Goal: Design and construct an amusement park ride for the WeDo New Year’s Fair! Implement everything you’ve learned about motors, sensors, and WeDo to make an extravagant ride that brings in the New Year in style. Your celebrate-o-matic must include sound. 


Start date: November 23, 2013
Due date: December 18th, 2013.

Rules: The motor(s), sensors, and sound from the computer must all be included in this construction. Pull out all the stops! Again, please use only motors and sensors from the WeDo kit. Multiple kits are allowed. For tips on using sound with the WeDo program, check out this snippet: Programming Sound.


Submissions for WeDo Mountain

Sharko’s Amusement Park

Celebrating the winter in Sharko's amusement park is quite a ride. With short lines and multiple monkey rides, you will hear lot of happy squeals and claps. … Celebrating the winter in Sharko’s amusement park is quite a ride.  With short lines and multiple monkey rides, you will hear lot of happy squeals and claps.  […]

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WeDoers 2

I created this video with the YouTube Video Editor ( Another amusement park ride classic. The line is always long, because it is so much fun. After research on amusement park rides the group discussed what type to make by drawing diagrams/plans on paper.

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WeDoers 1

Gondola – YouTube Another 45 minute creation from our wonderful girls who made the Ski Lift for the last challenge. This group took a real gondola park ride and made it out Legos. The group did research first to find examples of amusement park rides and chose a ride to recreate based on interest from […]

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