‘Little Miss Inventor’ to be launched in March 2018!

Little Miss Inventor - ‘Little Miss Inventor’ to be launched in March 2018!

The Raising Robots office is buzzing with excitement about recent news that the ‘Little Miss’ and ‘Mr Men’ children’s book series have created an awesome female engineer character to help tackle gender stereotypes. Let’s get ready to meet: ‘Little Miss Inventor’! The author and illustrator, Adam Hargreaves, intends for the latest addition to the collection […]

‘Build To Give’ is on!

Build to give - 'Build To Give' is on!

Christmas is just around the corner and here at Raising Robots we’re hoping that everyone will get involved with LEGO’s charity campaign #BuildToGive. This Christmas LEGO UK is inviting families to join them in their national #BuildToGive campaign, where you can channel your creativity and let your imagination run wild in order to build your […]

Training for FIRST®LEGO® League Team Coach/Mentors

FLL logo Color 1 - Training for FIRST®LEGO® League Team Coach/Mentors

Monday 16thOctober – 3:30-6:00pm at De Montfort University, Leicester. We are working with FIRST®LEGO® to offer you a FREE training session to learn about using LEGO Education Mindstorms equipment, specifically for building robots for the FIRST®LEGO® League competition. John and Colin will be running the session at De Montfort University. Anybody who is running a FIRST®LEGO® League team […]

On your marks, get set, flow! The FIRST® LEGO® League Hydro Dynamics Challenge is on!

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It’s time to register for this year’s FIRST® LEGO® League! So drink in the Hydro Dynamics season and learn all about water: how we find, transport, use, or dispose of it. The 2017/18 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge registration is now open and from 29th August, the detailed challenge missions will be published. Exciting times for our FLL Teams! […]

The 2017 Big Bang Fair is on!

The Big Bang Fair 2017

Exciting times – John is delivering a brilliant LEGO Mindstorms workshop with Tomorrow’s Engineers at 2017’s The Big Bang Fair in Northern Ireland and Scotland this week! There’s been a record number of visitors over the 4 days – over 80,000 visitors have been along to the UK Young Scientist and Engineers Fair. They’ve been […]

FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship in Bath!

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It’s nearly time for the FIRST® LEGO® League international event at the University of Bath and our own John Pinkney will be there offering expert commentary through IET.tv as he did in the national finals! What a fantastic celebration of young talent in robotics and engineering. Good luck to everyone taking part! Find out more […]

Peterborough’s STEM Festival is on again this year!

Peterborough STEM logo

On Sunday 1st October 2017, a free family-friendly STEM festival will return to Peterborough. It celebrates Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and is inspired by Ada Lovelace Day – we’re looking forward to celebrating ‘ALD Day Live! in October. Last year, the ‘Chain Reaction’ build at the Peterborough STEM Festival (led by Jon from COSMOS) looked […]

A 21st Century approach to learning

Children looking at MINDSTORMS® robot

Great article about the learning power of LEGO Mindstorms EV3 at innovatemyschool “We’ve all come to appreciate that technology will play a significant role in the careers and workforces of the future. However, we’re yet to see how this will manifest in practice, so preparing today’s children for their future by arming them with transferrable and […]