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Prepare for Wedo WRO

My son is 5 years old and completely hooked on to Wedo. I would like to unlock the possibilities for him to explore his area of interest. One such avenue can be to prepare for competitions like WRO. ...
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Lego Wedo 2.0 projects

I am new to Lego. Got an ESM for my son when the pandemic started. Now we got a Wedo 2.0. Please suggest me any good set of project instructions or book which will help him to learn.
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Can you remotely control Lego Education WeDo 2.0 creations using the WeDo app?

I wonder if the WeDo 2.0 app has remote control capabilities or is it only about programming the creations and then running the programs?
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Can Lego Education WeDo 2.0 be controlled without using the app?

I would like to use WeDo 2.0 creations with a simple controller that would turn the motor on/off as in the Lego Education Simple and Powered Machines. Is this possible in WeDo 2.0 or do you have to ...
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Any way to get the current motor position or angle in WeDo 2 (when accessing hub via BLE protocol)?

I have managed to write a small C# program that lets me play around with the WeDo 2 hub. I can read sensor values or set the speeds of up to two connected WeDo motors independently (I am aware that ...
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Which resistor value is used for which motor in Power Functions 2.0?

Based on the answer here it seems that resistors are used to detect what is plugged in with LEGO Power Functions 2.0. So which resistor values (or ranges) apply to which motors or other devices? Are ...
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Are there additional motors and/or sensors that can be used to extend LEGO Boost?

What extra motors and sensors can be bought to extend the LEGO Boost (17101) set? I have heard the WeDo motors have the same connector but not if they are compatible with the Boost hub. Are they ...
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Can ScratchJr work with WeDo 2.0?

Now that ScratchJr is available on the tablet. Is it possible to use it to control a WeDo 2.0 robot?
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Starting Lego robotics projects low-budget with the intention of expanding later

I've been digging around for cheap ways to build and control simple devices and was looking at the Mindstorms sets when I found WeDo and WeDo 2.0. WeDo appears to be compatible with Power Functions ...
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Is 9585: WeDo Resource Set compatible with 45300: WeDo 2.0 Core Set?

As title, not sure if these two can work well together? Or, should I wait for WeDo 2.0 Resource Set?
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Connecting LEGO WeDo USB hub to portable Power Bank

Is it possible to connect the LEGO usb hub from education WeDo series to a portable power bank for power? WeDo USB Hub Portable Power Bank
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How to build a steerable remote-controlled vehicle with just 1 motor?

In WeDo 2.0 set there is only 1 motor, which can be remotely switched on and off by using the iPad app (by writing a Scratch program). Also motor rotating direction can be toggled remotely. As an ...
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Access WeDo on OS X from a real programming language

I'm trying to talk to the WeDo USB interface from Python or really any real programming language. I tried the clever WeDoMore library, but can't get it to bind the WeDo. I think this is because the ...
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LEGO WeDo and Mac OS X Lion

Just got a new Mac with Mac OS X 10.7 Lion instead of burned old one. Now I can't install WeDo software since its installer doesn't support Lion. Google search suggests that LEGO released a patch to ...
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Can I use the WeDo USB hub with normal Linux distributions?

I haven't found a lot of detail on the WeDo USB hub. Is this device usable with Linux? I found one article that indicated the OLPC XO had support for it, but it implied there was custom support ...
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