Optimal Prime: Another quick EV3 robot build


Some time ago, John Burfoot posted an EV3 build called The Harvester, a quick robot designed using just 49 pieces. I really liked the concept, so I played around with it a bit. The result was a robot with 2 motors, 3 sensors, and only 37 pieces (the sensors, motors, brick, and even the wires). While the Harvester uses […]

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The Harvester: A quick EV3 robot build

The Harvester

Like me, you’ve probably spent countless hours trying to come up with a quick robot design for your students. I recently decided to spend a couple of hours working on a quick build for the new EV3 robot. Special thanks goes to Chris Johnson for compiling the stop-motion video shown below and for the idea […]

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9797 NXT basic car instructions

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This is a very basic NXT vehicle. It is made exclusively of pieces from the 9797 NXT Education kit. This car was designed to be built very quickly so that it could be used in workshop settings or one-time events.  This car was created to maximize the time spent learning programming and other skills in […]

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