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: Aviary


Goal: Let your imagination take flight! Design a bird to join our MINDSTORMS aviary. It can be realistic or imaginary (and it doesn’t actually need to fly).

Start date: October 1, 2016
Due date:  October 31, 2016

Rules:  In addition to an NXT or EV3, you may use sensors, motors, and pieces from the NXT or EV3 kits. You are also welcome to use multiple MINDSTORMS kits, additional LEGO pieces, third-party sensors, and non-LEGO materials. 

This is a joint challenge with Dr E’s WeDo Challenges. Click here to see the WeDo version.

Ever elusive Dodo Bird

Here’s a “modified” Dodobird, the one and only of its kind. Made with LEGO Mindstorms, it can be controlled by remote control while taking it for a walk or run a program where it stays inside a “habitat” created for it. It can also run on a “free” form mode where it can roam around […]

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My ev3ird

This is my blue ev3ird. it has 2 motors, 1 touch sensor, 1 infared sensor, and one brick. This is also my second design.  My first design had 4 moters and 2 bricks and was alot bigger.  Sorry about the photo being on its side. This is how i get the wings to move.(infared sensor […]

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