Coaching Resources Available
Wondering what to do with all those pieces in the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Base Kit?
LDraw.org - LDraw™ is an open standard for LEGO®CAD programs that allow the user to create virtual LEGO models and scenes. LDraw is and always will be offered free of charge.
brickplayer.com - Private, independent website featuring LEGO sculptures, mosaics, news, reviews, and building tips & tricks.
brickjournal.com - BrickJournal is a magazine that spotlights the many aspects of the LEGO Community. Events, people, and models are showcased in every issue, with a couple of surprises too! BrickJournal journalist Joe Meno is always found at the FLL® World Festival.
brickshelf.com - Cool LEGO building stuff.
classic-castle.com - For LEGO castle aficionados.
bricklink.com - Premium venue for individuals and businesses from all around the world to buy and sell new, used and vintage LEGO® through fixed price and auction services.
brothers-brick.com - The Brothers Brick is a LEGO blog for adult fans of LEGO.
lugnet.com - International LEGO Users Group Network, a global community of LEGO enthusiasts. LUGNET unites LEGO fans worldwide through forums, web pages, and services.
The Art of LEGO Design by Fred Martin- A slightly outdated, but still very useful guide to building with LEGO. This document covers building robots that don't fall apart.
EdHeads - Learn about simple machines as you explore this house.
Chicago Science Museum - Help Twitch create simple machines to trade distance for force.
Fantastic Contraption- A fun physics puzzle game.
Power Play- An activity about capturing power with simple machines.
Trifolioum Gears Lesson
A lesson plan about gear types and uses using LEGO gears to illustrate. Introduction to gears lesson.
How Stuff Works
This is a great site for explanations of how things work. It is not a curricula, and not specific to FIRST LEGO League, but has very good explanations of general engineering concepts. For example, How Gears Work, How Gear Ratios Work, and How Differentials Work.