1. Smart house

    Smart house

    Design and construct a house which utilizes the sensors. For example, have the house greet incoming cars by turning the house lights on.  Resources Smart House lesson plan – NXT-G + ROBOLAB (PDF)

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  2. Bulldozer

    Bulldozer

    Design and construct a sturdy car that can push dirt, and program it to be controlled by touch sensors.      Tip 1 : How can the touch sensor be used to trigger the bulldozer to generate more torque? Resources Bulldozer Lesson Plan – NXT + NXT-G/ROBOLAB (PDF) Bulldozer Lesson...

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  3. Assistive devices curriculum article

    Assistive devices curriculum article

    This article was originally published 21 October 2008. Select Boston Public School middle-school teachers have been teaching the “Robotics: Assistive devices for the future“ curriculum for the past three years. For each of the last three years approximately 20 new teachers learn to use the LEGO robotics platform to engage...

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  4. ROBOLAB programming references

    ROBOLAB programming references

    Here are a collection of programming references for ROBOLAB… Quick start NXT guide for ROBOLAB 2.9 (PDF) Using ROBOLAB, 2003 (PDF) ROBOLAB reference guide v1.4 (PDF) ROBOLAB quick guide solutions (PDF) – These are the solutions to the ROBOLAB Quick Guide, found here. ROBOLAB icon reference guide (PDF) – Images...

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  5. Sample music: ROBOLAB

    Sample music: ROBOLAB

    Here is a collection of sample music files for ROBOLAB. The following pieces of music are included… Bach – Cello Suite #1 Bach – Minuet in D Bach – Prelude in C Beethoven – Ode to Joy Beethoven – Sontina Buffalo Soldier Camptown Races Can-Can Day Tripper Final Fantasy Prelude...

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  6. Cross country adventure

    Cross country adventure

    Can you design and program a robot that can travel from one state to another across a large floor map of the USA (or a similar map of another part of the world)? Can you estimate the time required to travel between specific states? Resources Cross Country Adventure lesson plan...

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  7. ROBOLAB quick guide

    ROBOLAB quick guide

    Here is a selection code examples and some simple challenges for the various modes of ROBOLAB, i.e. Pilot, Inventor, and Investigator. In each case, the idea is to copy the sample code and then see if you can work out how to modify it as suggested. Pilot 1 Requirements: A...

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  8. Image processing in LabVIEW

    Image processing in LabVIEW

    The Image Processing VIs are a rudimentary set of image capture and analysis VIs that allow the user to grab images from a USB camera (using Chris Salzmann’s QuickTime VIs) and analyze them. These VIs can be used to determine color information, threshold, binary morphology, blob detection. They can read...

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  9. Third-party sensor update for ROBOLAB

    Third-party sensor update for ROBOLAB

    This third-party sensor update for ROBOLAB supports the HiTechnic IRSeeker v2 (in all four modes) and fixes a Vernier bug. Note: Requires ROBOLAB 2.9.4 or higher. Installation instructions Download and unzip Third-party sensor update (6/24/2010) Note: you are replacing the current Sensors folder with the updated Sensors folder. [installation directory,...

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