The new set has been designed as a tool for STEM education, and will introduce kids to robotics and engineering.

LEGO drops new WeDo 2.0 kit for school kids at CES 2016

LEGO Education is set to unveil a new version of its WeDo robotics kit for school kids at CES 2016 today.

Designed as a tool for teaching STEM, WeDo 2.0 will introduce students to robotics, engineering and programming.

The set will feature LEGO bricks, a Bluetooth low energy-based hub that pairs up with a motor, and motion and tilt sensors.

WeDo also boasts a drag-and-drop interface for writing applications that connect to the hub and sensors.

WeDo 2.0 is available now, and the software will run on iPads, Macs, PCs, and Android devices.

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