Equipment and Supplies



Linked below are tables showing the equipment and supplies for both Unit 1 and Unit 2 of the SLIDER Curriculum.  You will need the LEGO NXT or EV3 kits and bulk packs for both Unit 1 and Unit 2.  You will find two options for purchasing LEGO Materials below.   If you are only teaching Unit 1, LEGO Option #1 should provide you with ample supplies. 


 In addition to the supplies listed, you will also need the following equipment:

  • Computer that can play video (downloaded or streamed from the SLIDER website)
  • NXT Software downloaded onto a computer: Click link to download: NXT Software
  • Projector
  • Printed LEGO build instructions downloaded from the SLIDER website. (these are found under the Unit 1 and Unit 2 Curriculum Download.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               or
  • Laptops with LEGO Digital Designer.  Click link to download: LEGO DD   (LDD files will be provided with Unit downloads)

Unit 1: Equipment and Supplies 

Unit 2: Equipment and Supplies



If you are planning on ordering LEGO NXT or EV3 Kits- here are your options for supplies.  Click on the link for specific ordering details and use the information in italics to decide which option is best for your classroom.

Options Description NXT Purchase List  EV3 List
#1 Best Option if only completing Unit 1 or completing both units with only one class period Purchase list link

 Purchase List Link 


#2 Best Option for completing both units (1&2)  Purchase list Link  Purchase List Link 
#3 (Option 1 X # of Classes) Best option if you would like every student to build their own truck (maximum amount of LEGO interaction) Purchase list link​​  (multiply supplies on this list by # of classes)  Purchase List Link