Category Archives: Mythical Beast

Mythical Beast

Goal: ​ Create a mythical beast—a dragon, a unicorn, a sea serpent, or any other imaginary animal. Show us something about your creature—how it moves, what it eats, where it lives. A joint challenge with Dr. E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges.


Start date: February 1, 2017
Due date: February 28, 2017

Rules: You may use only the sensors and motors from the original WeDo or WeDo 2.0 kit. However, you are welcome to use multiple WeDo kits, additional LEGO pieces, and non-LEGO materials. Tips for using motors can be found here: Building Tips and tips for using sensors with WeDo software can be found here: Using Sensors.



 Coach Celeste’s team at the Main Street Homeschool Auxiliary invented Sarah, the Cat-Phoenix-Alien who fiercely guards her eggs. When a trespasser like Sam or Bob approaches, she flaps her wings, swings her head, swishes her tail, and roars to scare them away speedily!  Check out that complex coding!

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Robo Dragasus

 Coach Jaime’s team at the Main Street Homeschool Auxiliary dreamed up the Robo Dragasus, a complex beast with the front of a dragon and the rear of a pegasus.  Robo Dragasus uses a motion sensor to detect intruders who are after his treasure.  When a thief is near, Robo Dragasus breathes perilous flames and the […]

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The Droenix

Coach Kathryn’s team at the Main Street Homeschool Auxiliary created the Droenix, a dragon-phoenix hybrid with destructive spinning arms that threaten to knock out raiders in search of his hidden gold.  His arch enemy is Indiana Jones – watch what happens when Indy gets too close!  Indy wins!  He sits triumphantly atop the ruins of […]

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