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.
The folks at Dr. E’s
Category Archives: Human Plus
Niko and Max have designed a device to detect walls or other obstacles for people with poor eyesight. If the detector gets close to a wall, a motor spins so that the sound and vibration will alert the user to the obstacle ahead. Thank you to Empow Studio Robotics Club for the inspiration (click to […]
Kai and Aiden have designed a wheelchair that is able to detect a wall and back away from it.
Ellie and Ella have built a device to let older people use a water slide safely by using colored lights to signal when the slide is clear so that the person knows that it is safe to start sliding.