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STEM Labs

Teacher Resources

Welcome to the VEX EXP Teacher Portal!  Here you will find resources to support you as you prepare to teach with VEX EXP STEM Labs in your setting.

VEX EXP STEM Labs harness the motivation and excitement of robotics competitions in a classroom setting, enabling students to engage in the engineering design process and learn collaboratively through fun and engaging challenges.

View the video to the right to learn more about the structure of VEX EXP STEM Labs as you prepare to teach with VEX EXP.

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Building Your First Robot

Follow along with this video to build an EXP BaseBot. This will provide you with helpful tips and information beyond the build instructions while you build your first robot.

You can also share this with your students if they need additional assistance while building. 

BaseBot Build Instructions

Planning and Implementation

As you prepare to teach with VEX EXP, the following resources are provided to help you see how EXP STEM Labs can fit into your existing STEM curriculum, so you can plan effectively for your classroom needs.

Cumulative Pacing Guide

Check out our recommendations for pacing instruction based on the school calendar, the classroom schedule, student learning needs, and combining VEX EXP with VEXcode VR activities. Cumulative Pacing Guide

Standards Alignment

VEX EXP STEM Lab Units align with Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and Common Core Math and ELA standards. View the following sheets to see where and how these standards are reached in the Units. Content Standards Where & How Standards Are Met

Master Materials List

Here is a list containing everything you need to implement this EXP STEM Lab Unit into your school or classroom.

Master Materials List

STEM Lab Unit Teacher Portals

Each STEM Lab Unit contains its own Teacher Portal with resources and teacher tools specific to that Unit. Select a Unit below to learn more about the Unit game and how to teach confidently and creatively with VEX EXP.