1. 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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  2. Motor vs Move – Part II: Action

    Motor vs Move – Part II: Action

    In Part I of Motor vs. Move, we looked at how the Move block incorporates a control algorithm to help robots move more accurately. What else is different between the Motor and Move block in NXT-G? Motor The Motor block has an “Action” panel which includes a drop-down menu pertaining...

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  3. Sending LEGO MINDSTORMS to near space

    Sending LEGO MINDSTORMS to near space

    The Nevada Space Grant, the University of Nevada-Reno, National Instruments, the Energizer Battery Company, and the LEGO MINDSTORMS Team commemorated the 10th anniversary of LEGO MINDSTORMS by conducting an extravaganza where they sent LEGO MINDSTORMS payloads to near-space altitudes on a weather balloon. To read more about the H.A.L.E. (High...

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