Lego MINDSTORMS NXT Kit

This section is about the Lego MINDSTORMS NXT Education Base Kit, which we use in our Robotics I class. Here we'll discuss the kit parts and how they are put together.
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To find a list of all parts, go here: LEGO Education Store: Parts
For handy pictures of parts, see the BrickLink Reference Catalog

Parts Pages:
Example Part
Technic Turntable
Technic Knob Wheel
Gear Worm Screw
Technic, Gear 40 Tooth
Black Tire 56x26 Balloon
Bushing
52mm Ball
Technic Axle 12
Technic, Axle 5.5 with Stop
Technic, Pin Long with Friction Ridges Lengthwise
Technic, Axle Pin with Friction Ridges Lengthwise
Technic, Axle 3
Technic, Gear 20 Tooth Double Bevel
Technic, Axle 2 notched
3 x 7 Module Angle Beam
4 x 6 Module Angle Beam
9-Module Beam
1 x 6 Module Studded Beam
1 x 2 Brick
1x2 Lamp
NXT Interactive Servo Motor
NXT Ultrasonic Sensor
NXT Touch Sensor
NXT Sound Sensor
NXT Light Sensor
NXT Rechargeable Battery
NXT Intelligent Brick
NXT Converter Cable
NXT 35cm Connector Cable
NXT 20cm Connector Cable
NXT 50cm Connector Cable
USB Cable
Connector Peg with Friction Axle
2 Module Cross Block
Technic, Gear 8 Tooth
Tire 56 x 26 Balloon
Black Technic, Gear 12 Tooth Double Bevel
Technic, Gear 16 Tooth
Technic Wedge Belt Wheel (Pulley)
Connector Peg with Bushing
Connector Peg with Friction
Double Cross Block
Three-Module Connector Peg
3 Module Cross Block
180 Degrees Axle Extender Bushing
2 x1 Module Cross Block
3 Module Double Connector Peg
2 Module Double Connector Peg
Double Cross Block
Handle Connector Peg