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Program human before robot   (Problem)
Have the students make a sample program as a class where one student is the robot with their left leg acting as motor A and their right leg acting as motor B. You can print off ROBOLAB icons and put them on the board as they make the program.
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Ages: 5-99

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

Popeye the Crab   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
This giant walking crab was built by the imagination of resident LEGO genius Carter. Using pneumatics, the crab walks with two 3-point movements (front and back leg of one side with the middle leg of the opposite side). A series of 4 motors perpetually pressurizes 3 air tanks supply the power. A mot...

Ages: 15-18

Spatula design challenge   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
In this lesson students have to build a "spatula" (cantilevered beam) that can hold as much weight as possible. Students learn what makes strong and sturdy connections in LEGO building and can explore how cantilevered beams work.

This is part of the curriculum unit "Robotics: Assisti...

Ages: 8-18

Steering Wheel   (Media)
This steering wheel uses the HiTechnic accelerometer to determine the angle and send it to another NXT car over the bluetooth. The motor acts as a speed controller.

Ages: 10-30

Remote Control   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Using the Hi Technic Accel Sensor, these two programs send (via the Mail Icon) positional data from one NXT to another NXT, which receives that value and drives forward and backward. The speed of the motors is relative to the angle the first NXT is tilted.

Ages: 13-18

Popeye the Crab   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
Popeye the Crab (named for his eye that continually popped off during construction) is a LEGO creation fabricated by a 14 year old boy. Popeye walks with a 3-point motion and runs automatically with a switching system on the back, which controls the pneumatic legs.

Ages: 14-18

Poor man's rotation sensor   (Lesson Plan/Activity)
NXT motors are very easy to use, because of their built-in encoders. But, sometimes kids want to understand, or the teacher desires to explain how to collect information from a rotating axle. (The sensor has got its name because it is made of a light sensor and a sheet of paper only.)

Ages: 16-18

Exact position   (Problem)
How can the robot know the exact tile it is on, when moving around in a room with floor tiles sized 1x1 foot each?

(What if we want to know the exact position to the closest centimeter?
What if we also need to know the exact direction it is facing?
Beginning to sound lik...

Ages: 13-99

LEGO Golf   (Media)
In my physics class, the students modified their "Going the Distance" robots to push on a ball. This was an opening activity for my "Force and Motion" unit. We used some fabric taped to the floor as a hole.

Ages: 10-18