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Lego

™ a construction toy consisting of plastic bricks and other standardized components that fit together with studs
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A program developed by the Community Outreach and Education Program (COEP) of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Center for Environmental Health Studies turns this childhood pastime into an effective method for teaching students about DNA and cellular processes by building models out of LEGO blocks.
Team members will be asked to provide feedback on the various LEGO activities and adventures being created for the site, receive hands-on training from master LEGO builders, and participate in special team events.
Amorette Pedersen, Co-founder and Vice President of Rights & Marketing, Syngress Publishing, said, "Our first book, Building Robots with LEGO MINDSTORMS has quickly become a standard for LEGO enthusiasts of all levels.
The Lego group sees the potential of the Philippine market.
Our educational products enable and encourage students to be active, creative, and collaborative solution seekers," said Stephan Turnipseed, president of LEGO Education North America.
The monthly event allows kids to build simple and exclusive Lego sets inside the store and then bring them home for free, no purchase required.
During a four-month process, participants have had access to a secure Web forum where they can communicate with one another, learn more about the project, debate issues, create solutions and support the ultimate launch of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT in August.
Since it was announced at Consumer Electronics Show in January, consumer buzz and retailer demand for MINDSTORMS NXT has been overwhelming," said Joanna Gale, LEGO MINDSTORMS brand manager.
Developers have access to a secure Web forum where they can communicate with one another, learn more about the project, debate issues, decide on solutions and help shape the community efforts that support the launch of LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT.
Last year, demand for LEGO products was strong, as predicted by a survey of moms that revealed a majority (66%) planned to purchase construction toys during the holiday season.
The recruited developers will be chaired by Mitch Resnick of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab, a pioneer of the original LEGO MINDSTORMS platform and consultant on the development of the next generation product.