Texas 4-H Basics of Robotics
- Date of Publication
- July 7, 2021
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Course Information Texas 4-H Basics of Robotics is a 7-week online training course for adults and youth interested in learning the basics of building and programming the Lego EV3 Robot. Content includes easy-to-follow instructional videos, printable resources and weekly challenges. A computer with LEGO Mindstorm EV3 software and a base EV3 kit are required. Challenges include:Sort & Build: Organize the LEGO pieces, install software and build your robot. Driving School: Program using the motor blocks and learn how to drive your robot. Stay in Touch: Design and build a touch sensor attachment and learn how to use a loop structure. Eyes of the Robot: Explore the Color Sensor (Light Sensor) and the Ultrasonic Sensor. Design like an Engineer: Learn how engineers design new products and solve complex challenges through the Engineering Design Process. Helping Hand: Add a motorized arm to your robot and program the arm to move, pick up, and drop items. How Far, How Fast: Use your robot to measure distance and velocity and how adjusting systems affect them. Materials needed:One LEGO EV3 kitOne computer with LEGO Mindstorm EV3 software installedAdditional materials will be listed in each challenge
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