LEGO Mindstorms

Using the Mindstorms Software

Getting set up with the Mindstorms Programming Environment

What robot are you using?

Depending on what LEGO Mindstorms kit you have, there are different programs. While we will be teaching using the EV3 kit, everything is pretty similar for the NXT. Below are the two types, find out what you 

Download the NXT Software

Go to this link: https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads and select Retired Products. Then, click on NXT. Choose the Operating System you want to download it on, then click download.

Download the EV3 Software

Go to this link: https://education.lego.com/en-us/downloads and select EV3. Choose the Operating System you want to download it on, then click download. EV3 Software supports more devices, such as iPad and Chromebooks, but we will be focusing on the macOS/Windows software.

In the next lesson, we will start to program with our basic blocks.

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