With the fear that we may loose a little traction moving forward with our robotics assignment, and I'd like to suggest the following changes so that everyone can experience the absolute "coolness" building a machine that can essentially take simple inputs and make decisions independent of any sort of direct input from the user. Please refer to the rubric for exact expectations.
We now have two more Lego kits, and I would like both teams to break into sub-teams, with one team in charge of each challenge (the new team will need a project-lead). Please email me the name, and team member make up by the end of Wednesday's class.
I would like everyone to match up with a partner (from their team), and install the Lego Mindstorm software on one of their test boxes. I would then like you to work together to complete each of these tutorials, so that you have at least a basic understanding of the logic-based object oriented programming language used to make the NXT sets work. This should only take you 30-40 minutes to complete.
Remember to follow the Engineering Design Process (these would make perfect blog subheadings as you track your progress through this challenge):
Identify the need or problem
Research the need or problem
Here are the official rules and procedures for the Sumo Bot Challenge. I am looking forward to all of your creations!
This will be the on-line binder for TEJ3/4MI