RobotLesson Plans - Robotics

Term 2 - 2017

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RobotThis term students will build DashBot

Returning students who built CricketBot
will upgrade their CricketBot to a DashBot

 

Weekly Outline

This is a rough outline of the weekly classes for the term
*Each class proceeds at different rates

1) LaserBot & mBlock - *Motor Control & Programing*

Week #1 (April 19 to 21)

Laser Show

Returning students

  • Complete last term's LaserBot
  • Charge and test their PowerBloX
  • Remove old bricks from their GoBloX & PowerBloX
  • Remove old bricks from their GoBloX & PowerBloX
  • Remove old wires from old GoBloX
  • Return their PowerBloX and GoBloX for upgrades

New Students

GoBlock

All Students

  • "Hack" into a networked laptop to access the instruction files
    • Join FunRobotiX (PW = 12345678)
    • //111.111.111.111

Mini Challenges

 

2) GoBloX - *Jigs & Glue*

GoBlock

Week #2 (April 26 to 28)

All Students

  • Build their first (1 of 2) GoBloX

 

Mini Challenges

 

3) GoBloX | BrainBloX | DriverBloX - *Assembly & Glue*

GoBlockWeek #3 (May 3 to 5)

 

 

All Students

DriverBlockBrainBlock

 

4) PowerBloX - *Assembly & Soldering*

Week #4 (May 10 to 12)

PowerBlock

All Students

Returning Students

New Students

Break - *2 Weeks*

No classes for 2 weeks

  • May 17 to 19
  • May 24 to 26

5) DashBot - *Build & Troubleshoot*

Week #5 (May 31 to June 2)

Robot

 

 

 

6) BatBloX - *Sensors*

BatBlockWeek #6 (June 7 to 9)

 

 

7) DashBot - *Missions*

mazeWeek #7 (June 14 to 16)

 

8) Mario Cart - *Balloon Battle*

Week #8 (June 21 to 23)

Mario

 

  • With DashBot now fully assembled it is time to put him to
    the biggest challenge yet - Mario Cart - Balloon Battle!
  • Students will program their robots to pop a balloon attached to another robot

 

 

 

 

Term 3 - Sneak Peak

8x8 Matrix

See a Full Sneak Peak of Term 3

 

Next term students will

  • hook-up a FaceBlock
    (8x8 LED Matrix)
  • Intro to coding using the Arduino IDE

 

 

 

 

 

Use FaceBloX to create a face for their DashBot (similar to the picture below)mBot

 

 


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