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.
Download your own set of instructions here:
There are two great places to buy just the LEGO bricks you need - Pick a Brick and BrickLink.
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 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.