LEGO helps build technology skills

LEGO MISSION: Beachport Primary School students Kyah Carruthers, Lachlan Thorn, Eli Kneen and Zac Ash will participate in the regional Lego League Competition held in Mount Gambier on Monday. The competition will involve coding a robot to complete set tasks on a prescribed mat in a time limit.

WHEN most people think of LEGO they think of the small coloured building blocks, which quickly became a familiar staple in almost every child’s toy box.

However, with over three decades of heritage, LEGO has evolved over the years and moved from the toy box and into the classroom to be used as a teaching tool for building and coding robots.

Beachport Primary School’s upper primary students will showcase what they have gleaned from the interlocking blocks through science, technology, engineering,


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