Experimental determination of Pi

simple car ballon tires II

The wheels on the bus go round and round, but how far does the bus go? In this activity you will use LEGO bricks to create a very simple car with an orange “tooth” on the wheel. I have included a presentation that was original intended for Super Pi Day (3/14/15), a student worksheet, and […]

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Going the distance

going the distance

The idea for this challenge is to build and program a robot car to drive as close as possible to a LEGO minfig, without knocking it over! Sounds easy? The catch is that you are not allowed to use any sensors and once you are told how far the minifig will be from the starting […]

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