What is EV3?

What is EV3? EV3 is the commonly used name for Lego Mindstorms. Today you will learn the basics of EV3.

First download the app, and install silverlite. Click here to download the app.

Once you have downloaded the app, enter it. It should look like:

this when you enter it.

Click the plus at the top of the screen, and you should see this:

after a few seconds. Connect your EV3 to the computer, using the USB cable they gave you. Click and hold the brick status light block:

and drag it next to the play block. Click the button underneath the orange color to make it green, orange, or red. Click below the wave to choose whether it pulses or not.

Now you know how to move blocks. Play around with them, or start making real code! Have fun!