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LEGO® Education SPIKE Expansion

LEGO® Education SPIKE Expansion

The LEGO Education inspires your secondary school students to explore more advanced creations and continue to nurture their interest in STEAM learning with the LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime Expansion Set (45681).
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The LEGO Education inspire your secondary school students to explore more advanced creations and continue to nurture their interest in STEAM learning with the LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime Expansion Set (45681). It comes with over 600 LEGO elements, including large wheels, gear racks, a Color Sensor and Large Motor, plus a unique Maker Plate for easy building with your choice of single board computing (SBC) devices. The set also combines with the SPIKE Prime Set (45678) and free SPIKE App to launch students and teachers into the exciting world of robotics competitions, with over 10 hours of curriculum-based, competition-ready learning.


The Maker Plate makes integrating your choice of single board computing devices fast and simple
Combines with the LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime Set (45678) and free SPIKE App to give over 10 hours of curriculum-based, competition-ready learning
Includes comprehensive online lesson plans and teacher support

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Whats Included

The Lego Essentials Expansion Set is a set of Lego bricks and accessories that can be used to enhance the learning and building possibilities of the Lego Education Essentials Set. The expansion set includes:

  • 603 Lego bricks, including various System and Technic parts, gears, wheels, axles, and connectors.
  • 2 Large Motors, which can be used to power larger or more complex Lego models and make them move. They can be controlled by the Small Hub and the coding app.

  • A Tilt Sensor, which can detect the orientation and movement of the Lego models. It can be used to create interactive models and games with the Small Hub and the coding app.
  • A Motion Sensor, which can detect the distance and presence of objects in front of the Lego models. It can be used to create interactive models and games with the Small Hub and the coding app.
  • A durable storage box with color-coded sorting trays for easy classroom management.
  • The expansion set also comes with a free app that features icon- and word-based block coding based on Scratch.

  • The app helps students develop their coding skills and create programs for their models. The expansion set also offers three units of eight STEAM lessons, each with online lesson plans, math and language arts extensions, assessment rubrics, and videos. The lessons are aligned with educational standards and encourage independent and collaborative problem-solving

Technical Specification

  • It consists of 603 elements, including large wheels, banana gears, a color sensor and a large motor.
  • It comes with 32 lessons of 45 minutes each, aligned with standards and curriculum.
  • It requires the SPIKE Prime Set and the SPIKE App to function, which are sold separately.
  • It supports 2 students in the classroom per set.