Follow the instruction here to access linkedin learning via your SIT account. Then click here to take the Lego Mindstorms EV3 introduction course on Linkedin to begin your journey. After completing the course, you can proceed to install the software and play with it follow the instructions below.
The course covers:
Download the EV3 Home application which also contains the Scratch programming language. The application is available to download on MacOS, Windows 10, iOS and Android tablets.
Scratch is a "drag and drop" programming interface which is designed to make coding easier for beginner programmers.
1. Download the LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Software HERE
2. The link will redirect you to the app store on your machine (Mac app store/ Microsoft store).
3. Download and install the application in your respective app stores.
4. Run the application "MINDSTORMS HOME"
When the Mindstorms application is launched, you will see the available blocks, grouped by functionality (eg. movement, sound), in the block palette.
If red is detected - Stop all movement. Else, if green is detected - Proceed moving straight.
This concept is analogous to traffic lights. Without event and control blocks, we will be unable to control and perform such decision-making.
Click HERE to see more on EV3 Sratch documention.