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The paper presents a computational environment built on the LEGO Minstorms RCX kit for introductory robotics and programming. The author describes the Ada/Mindstorms 3.0, a software environment for teaching using the LEGO Mindstorms RCX kit. He discusses the design choices made, the reasons for those decisions, and show examples of how the system works. Ada/Mindstorms has been used in computing classes at the US Air Force Academy and around the world and is freely available online.