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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