Other Resources

Lego Mindstorms Resources

Lego Mindstorms resources on-line
The EV3-G Home Edition programming software can be downloaded for free from the Lego EV3 Downloads Page. From here, you can also download ultrasonic and gyro sensor blocks to install into the EV3 software to use these sensors (both these sensors are included in the EV3 Base Kit mentioned above). You will also need to have the education edition firmware on your EV3 for these sensors to work.
Robocup Junior Australia
RoboCupJunior is a project-oriented educational initiative that sponsors local, regional and international robotic events for young students. It is designed to introduce RoboCup to primary and secondary school children, as well as undergraduates who do not have the resources to get involved in the senior leagues.
NXT Programs
Free building instructions and downloadable programs for lots of fun projects.
Only one NXT kit is required, no extra parts are needed. 
Full building instructions with color photograph.
Tutorial on gears
A complete tutorial on Lego gears, their advantages and disadvantages as well as the basic laws of mechanics that apply to them.
Brick Ventions
Brickvention is a volunteer-run, Australian-based convention and public display for LEGO® fans. It is a two-day event that brings together LEGO fans of all ages from all over Australia to view original and unusual creations built by Australian modelers and collectors. So, if you love LEGO, come along and view the amazing creations and models made out of LEGO.
Brick Set
Brick Set provide a searchable database of all lego kits and parts.

View a set inventory, or search for a part by descrition or product number.

At Club Engineer, we use Brick Set as the source of the images for our build instructions.

Suppliers of Mindstorms Hardware

Bricks to the World
Online supplier of Lego retail kits, including the Lego Mindstorms.
Just Bricks
Online supplier of Lego retail kits, including the Lego Mindstorms.
Modern Teaching Aids
Robocup Junior's prefered supplier of Lego Educational resources.
Moore Education
Docklands Melbourne, Australia.

Shop front supplier of Lego Educational Kits. Will mail order.
Hosts parties, and holiday programs using Lego Educational resources.

Pascal Resources

Pascal resources on-line
The compiler and Integrated Development Environment (IDE) used in our 'Pong' and 'Write your own screen saver' tutorials.
Australian Delphi User Group
A professional user group who focus on supporting users of the Pascal compiler and development tool, Delphi. A good resouce for FreePascal / Lazarus developers who what to get in touch with developers.
Delphi for Fun
Delphi for Fun is a tutorial site guaranteed to teach you plety about programming, algorithms, math, puzzles, and problem solving. The basic premise here is that 'by example' is an effective way to learn programming. There's a wealth of sample code here to download and run.
Blaize Pascal Magazine
Blaize Pascal Magazine is published monthly and covers everything Delphi and FreePascal. Their website is a bit rough, the magazine well respected.
Swinburne University Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies - SwinBrain
SwinBrain is a Wiki that contains content related to some subjects offered in the Faculty of Information and Communication Technologies at Swinburne University of Technology. This content is designed to help students studying these subjects. SwinBrain contains tutorial in Pascal, C, C++, C#, Java Perl, PHP, Python and VB.NET.
Australian Informatics Olympiad Training Site
Australian Informatics Olympiad, run by The Australian Mathematics Trust is held to enable individual students to demonstrate advanced programming skills at using the computer to solve problems. There are some very talented computer programmers among Australian High School students. This is an opportunity for them to demonstrate their expertise.

Technology Training Suppliers

Techxellent Training
  • School Incursions in: Robotics, Mechanical systems, Game Making, Animation, Claymation, Creative Computer Applications
  • Teachers P.D. (see above for topics)
  • Corporate Training, Team Building, Events
  • Special Interest & extension programs
  • Teachers Professional Development
Fairfield, Melbourne, Australia
Company's founder, Rob Deakin, is a life long LEGO fan, an expert brick builder and also a qualified LEGO Serious Play leader. Rob studied the use of construction play as a powerful way to bring people together around a common interest and build connected communities for young and old alike.
Knox, Melbourne, Australia
Robotics Club, official organizer of the Vex Robotics Australian National Championships, uses the motivational effects of robotics to inspire students to explore science and technology. RC is for young engineers to learn how robots work in a fun and highly energized environment together with like minded peers in a team based environment.
Caufield South, Melbourne, Australia
Learning by Doing's creative woodworking and electronics workshops provide a unique opportunity to learn, grow, discover and experiment in a fully supervised and safe workshop environment. At LBD, you will discover the joy, excitement and satisfaction of expressing your own unique talents.
Many locations (Franchised)
Every school holiday period Bubble Dome runs a range of school holiday workshops where computer learning is combined with lateral thinking problem solving activities. Topics covered include 3D animation & games design, movie making, architecture, graphics & web design and fashion, wearable arts & photography.
The Lab
The Lab is a technology club for young people with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism. It offers a safe social environment and tuition by technology professionals in areas such as programming, digital design and gaming.
Code Future
Code the Future wants to move students from merely consumers of technology to creators and producers. To equip the next generations with the skills to not only use technology but to make it work for them. We connect core stake holders, getting developers into schools collaborating and working side by side with students and educators.

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