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Boat that floats   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
This introductory activity gives students the challenge of building a LEGO boat (with limited pieces) that floats and holds the most weight afloat. The students will begin to see how buoyancy works and gain familiarity with putting LEGO bricks in water.

Ages: 10-14

Assistive device project   (Media)
This is a student project from the assistive devices curriculum.

Ages: 12-13

Propulsion - prop size   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity students explore how a propeller's size can influence the amount of propulsion they will get. They will build a simple set-up where they can record how many revolutions a certain propeller makes in a set time. This can be compared to the same set-up with different sized propellers. ...

Ages: 10-14

Propulsion - gears   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Students will explore how changing gear ratios can increase the or decrease the propulsion they get from their propeller. This activity can also be done in conjunction with the Propulsion - prop size activity in this Underwater Robotics unit.

NOTE: The RCX should never be submerged in...

Ages: 10-14

Battery Investigation   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity students will be connecting a LEGO motor to various batteries to test their assumptions about the effect these batteries have on the speed of a motor. NOTE: This activity works with both NXT and RCX motors.

Ages: 10-18

Slalom boating   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this underwater activity students build a boat with two motors and touch sensors that they must navigate through a small course.

NOTE: The RCX cannot be submerged in the water.
Propellers can be bought at http://www.hobby-lobby.com/boatprop.htm
3/16" Drive dog props ...

Ages: 10-14

dizzy boat   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this activity students explore the concept of torque and build a "boat" with two propellers facing opposite directions. If you spread the motors apart the boat will spin faster and if you move them in it will spin slower. A great lead up activity to the Slalom Boating Activity also in this Underw...

Ages: 10-14

Using Accessories and People   (Tip)
Think about when you give students accessories and LEGO People. Kids can often get distracted with decorating over the goal of the activity. I give students people once they have passed whatever tests their creation needs to pass.

Ages: 4-10

SumoBot   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Lesson Objective: To teach students about algorithms and programming.
Materials Needed: LEGO RCX kits, extra LEGO pieces, light sensor, ring for bots to fight in made of a tape circle on the floor, Computers running ROBOLAB.
Procedure:
1. Teach the students about algorithms as...

Ages: 8-12

The Bunny Hop   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Objectives:
Kids will program motors to change direction 3 times using rotations, seconds, degrees, or unlimited DURATION and make a robot that does the Bunny Hop.

Ages: 8-12