Building Understanding with LEGO
These instructions show some ways that you can use LEGO to model the world around us when teaching complicated ideas with your students.
There are a few great places to buy just the LEGO bricks you need - Pick a Brick, BrickLink and my own Shop!
Here are some other ideas that I developed with LEGO for the YouTube channel Beyond the Brick.
And here is the amazing Nuclear Chart, and my own version, from a project called Binding Blocks.
I even appeared on the Physics World 'Everyday Science' Podcast when they recorded an episode all about LEGO Physics. Listen Here
I started using LEGO in my teaching after I was inspired by some excellent resources from Queen Mary University.
There are many other teachers and organisations using LEGO - including Dr Ben Still and The University of York Department of Physics Binding Blocks project.