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LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre has collaborated with LEGO® Education to provide unique, high quality learning experiences. Our workshops are designed to bring math, science, engineering and language to life and encourage skills in communication, collaboration, critical-thinking and problem solving. Discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun!

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Tall Towers

Introduce your pupils to the design and engineering challenges behind the construction of really tall towers. Get them to build their own LEGO skyscrapers and have the tallest tower tested on our Earthquake Tables.

  • Grade Level: Grades 1st – 3rd
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Subjects Covered: Structures, Engineering, Design
  • Standards Addressed:
    • Grade 1: Specific expectations 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.9
    • Grade 3: Specific expectations 1.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4

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Pulley & Gears

Introduce your pupils to the design and engineering challenges of pulleys and gears. Learn to build a structurally sound LEGO crane and test its durability and stability to get the job done.

  • Grade Level: Grade 2nd – 3rd
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Science, Design
  • Standards Addressed:
    • Grade 2: Specific expectations 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.4
    • Grade 3: Specific expectations 2.4, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.7, 3.8

Great Experience

What a great experience!

In this workshop students will recount an experience they had in their city or hometown, literally building their characters, setting, and plot using LEGO elements. They will also write about their experience using their model as a visual referencing tool and share their story with others. 

  • Grades: 2nd - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: English Language Arts
  • Capacity: Up to 30 students per workshop
  • Standards Addressed:
    • CCSS: SL.CCR.4; SL.CCR.6; L.5.1.c; L.CCR.1

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MINILAND® | LEGOLAND Discovery Center


This workshop provides a fun, hand-on way to get students excited about engineering, design, and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest.

  • Grade Level: Grade 4th – 5th
  • Duration: 30 minutes
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Standards Addressed:
    • Grade 4: Specific expectations 1.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 3.1
    • Grade 5: Specific expectations 2.2, 2.5

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