#### Search Results for ages 18-99

LEGO Pendulum   (Media)
In my physics class, my students create physical pendulums to study oscillations. They use the NXT and a light sensor to test their predictions regarding the period of the pendulum's oscillation

Ages: 14-18

The Vertically Driven Pendulum   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
The aim of this project is to show the nonlinear dynamics of a vertically driven pendulum using Lego NXT. I use this toy in my Nonlinear Dynamics classroom.

Below you find building instructions and a video of the toy.

A pendulum with a fixed suspension point has two eq...

Ages: 18-99

Lesson 1: Wheelchair Design Challenge   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this lesson, students will design and build a wheelchair that can hold a load about the size of a water bottle. Students will build their wheel chairs using the engineering design process and must follow specific design requirements.

This is part of the curriculum unit â€œRobot...

Ages: 8-18

RCX seismograph   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Does anybody have plans for a seismograph?

Ages: 14-99

Birthday Decoder   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, a group of people use a number of RCX's to determine one another's birthdays.
See "Birthday Decoder" PDF for detailed instructions.

Ages: 15-18

Underwater robot   (Media)
Picture of an underwater robot middle school students made.

Ultrasonic Theremin - NXT   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, use an NXT brick equipped with two ultrasonic sensors to emulate a Theremin, an electronic instrument. One sensor will change pitch as distance to an object changes, and the other sensor will change volume as the distance to an object changes. The Theremin is meant to be played wit...

Ages: 12-18

Light Theremin - NXT   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity, use an NXT brick equipped with two light sensors to emulate a Theremin. One sensor will change pitch as the amount of light sensed changes, and the other sensor will change volume as the amount of light sensed changes. The Theremin is meant to be controlled with the hands, but any ...

Ages: 12-18

Remote controlled car in ROBOLAB   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
This is a tip on how to remote control a car in ROBOLAB, using the buttons on the NXT.

Ages: 13-18

Ultrasonic Touch Guitar - NXT   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Using one ultrasonic sensor, two touch sensors, and the NXT buttons, build and program a guitar with an NXT brick as its base element. Use the touch sensors to raise and lower the sound one octave each, use the buttons on the NXT to control the emission of sounds, and let the ultrasonic sensor contr...

Ages: 15-18