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

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Design, construct and program a car to run for varying lengths of time. The distances that the car travels should be recorded and plotted on a graph to determine how long the car will need to travel in order to make it stop as close as possible to a randomly placed LEGO person. Resources Going […]

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