FIRST LEGO League - Explore (Ire/UK)

Lead a hands-on STEM programme in your school or community for 6- 9 year olds.


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FIRST LEGO League - Explore (Ire/UK)


FIRST LEGO League - Explore (Ire/UK) "Welcome to FIRST® LEGO® League on ChangeX. FIRST® LEGO® League Explore is designed for 6-9 year-olds and develops children’s STEM skills from an early age. This guide provides an overview of what's involved in getting the programme up and running in your school. By completing the 30 Day Challenge here on ChangeX, you can access funding to cover the costs of the programme. Myself and the team at IET will then support you through the process in your school. " - Demi Cornell, IET FIRST LEGO League Explore Coordinator.

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This can be done during curriculum time in 1 lesson per week.

Register for your Class Pack with the IET

As you work through your 30 Day Challenge on ChangeX, you can go ahead and register officially with the IET to participate in the 2020-21 season! Make sure to register for the Class Pack through this link.

FIRST® LEGO® League Explore Class Pack is an ‘in house’ version of the globally recognised FIRST®LEGO® League Explore. It gives you the opportunity, resources and guidance to run and deliver the programme within your curriculum time. Our EXPLORE5 registration is for up to 30 children, working in five groups and includes:

Teams will also have the opportunity to purchase more Explore Sets, Medals and Engineering Notebooks if they wish to deliver the programme with more children.

  • 5 x LEGO® Explore Sets
  • 2 x Team Meeting Guides
  • 1 x How to run Class Pack guide
  • 30 x Engineering notebooks
  • 30 x LEGO Medals
  • 30 x IET Certificates

Purchase 5 x LEGO Education WeDo 2.0

You can purchase the kits here or here. You will also need access to compatible devices to download the WeDo 2.0 software.


Explore the full set of teacher resources

Explore the full set of teacher resources here and watch the Explore Video.

Receive Class Pack and your WeDo 2.0 kits, read through Team Meeting Guide and get your equipment ready

Once you receive your Class Pack, your kits as well as all the information in your welcome email, you’ll be almost ready to go. Have a read through your Team Meeting Guide in your pack and plan your first session by having a look through all the kit and resources online!

Run your first session!

Now you're ready to go with your very first session. Keep working through all of the resources on the IET (UK) or LearnIT (Ireland) websites to make sure you have all you need.