Build and Code Creative Robots with LEGO BOOST

By Ashwin Shah
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About this book

LEGO Boost is a feature-rich creative toolbox that helps kids to develop science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills in a fun way. The LEGO Boost kit consists of motors, sensors, and more than 840 LEGO pieces to bring various multifunctional robots to life. This book will take you on an interesting and enjoyable journey where you will have fun building robots while developing your problem-solving and logical thinking skills.

This book is an end-to-end guide that will take you from a beginner to expert level of robot building with LEGO Boost and Scratch. Starting with the unboxing and a brief introduction to LEGO Boost, you'll quickly get your first robotic model up and running. You'll understand how to use the electronic and non-electronic components and have fun building a range of intriguing robotics projects with increasing complexity and advanced functionality. Throughout the book, you'll work on a variety of amazing projects, such as building your own R2D2, a fictional character from Star Wars, that will pique your curiosity to learn robotics and help you explore the full potential of the LEGO Boost kit. Once you’ve had fun working with the projects, you’ll be introduced to an interesting challenge for you to solve yourself!

By the end of the book, you'll have gained the skills to build creative robotics projects with the LEGO Boost creative toolbox and have built on your logical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Publication date:
October 2021

About the Author

  • Ashwin Shah

    Ashwin is an Electronics and Communication engineer from India. Teaching is his passion and he started working at the tender age of 16 years as a doubt solver for younger kids at after-school classes. Today, he is a successful edupreneur who runs his own STEM Based Robotics, Coding, and IoT institute - RoboFun Lab. Being one of the pioneers of STEM education in India, he has taught over 3000 students and trained 200+ educators thus far. He has trained 100+ teams for prestigious STEM competitions with 50+ national and 12+ international awards in the kitty. Most of his students are now pursuing their careers/education in STEM at prominent universities. Ashwin has been a state-level badminton player during his college days.

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