1. NXT-G programming icons

    NXT-G programming icons

    The NXT Worksheet toolkit (ZIP) contains a set of images of the programming blocks used in the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Software (NXT-G). These can be used to create worksheets and instructions for students. Note: These are images of generic blocks, so they do not have unique features such as a...

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  2. Sound display

    Sound display

    The idea of this challenge is to collect and display sound data from the NXT sound sensor in real time on the LCD display of the NXT. You could include the ability to pause data collection by bumping a button to “freeze” a particular screen of the data until another...

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  3. Third-party sensors: Code examples

    Third-party sensors: Code examples

    Here is a collection of code examples for third party sensors. Codatex Download Codatex code examples (ZIP) including: RFID read NXT-G - This code will use the Codatex RFID sensor to find the correct RFID tag. Once the RFID sensor finds the correct tag, it will make a sound and the...

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  4. Drive in a square

    Drive in a square

    The goal of this activity is to make a robot car drive in a square path. Hint: Rotation sensors are great for controlling the angle of a car’s turn. Resources Square lesson plan – NXT-G (PDF) Square lesson plan – RCX + ROBOLAB (PDF)

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  5. Sample music: NXT-G

    Sample music: NXT-G

    Here is a collection of programs written in NXT-G that play a range of well known and some maybe not so well known tunes. Sample music NOTE: All files are zipped *.rbt files. See below for instructions. Bingo Buffalo Soldier Call On Me Hot Cross Buns Mary Had a Little...

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  6. NXT building tips

    NXT building tips

    NXT Building Tips is a brief PDF guide to tips and tricks for building with the LEGO NXT, including: Basic LEGO brick stacking Using pegs to connect beams Connecting beams using axles and bushings Constructing sturdy shapes Attaching a wheel to a motor so that the motor turns Attaching motors...

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  7. Tunnel vision

    Tunnel vision

    Design and construct a car and program it to drive through a tunnel, automatically turn on its headlights when it enters the tunnel, and turning them off when it gets to the other side.       Tip: What kind of sensor would be suitable for detecting when the robot...

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  8. Light sensor scavenger hunt

    Light sensor scavenger hunt

    How can you determine the light conditions in different parts of a room? Can you find light sensor readings in the range of 0-30? 60-90? 90-100? Can you draw conclusions and make generalizations about light intensity in the room?         

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