A little while back Lego Mindstorms Education announced some accessories and pricing for the Education NXT kit. (See here.)
Two weeks ago I received the LME NXT Resource Kit (item #979648 in the LME announcement. I have made an inventory of the kit but as I have not yet persuaded Peeron that the kit exists, it is difficult to share.
However I can tell you it has most (if not all) of the parts that are in the retail NXT and not in the Education one. Such as 8 of the corner pieces with pins at right angles. Mentioned previously in the Blog here as 'Hassenpins', after Steve Hassenplug. (Steve reported has fight to get such a part added to the kit to the February edition of Wired magazine, see p150.)
There are mundane and interesting Technic parts the Resource kit, such as smaller tyres that fit the NXT wheels. Also tank/tractor treads that engage with the blades on the outside of the wheels too. (The treads are the same as the Mobile Defense Tank, Lego item #7706, which has black coloured NXT wheels).
The big surprise in the kit is this little missile and spring launcher:
ta ta for now,