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    West Woodland Robotics

    Instructors: Aaron Prestegard, Jon Osborne
    & Steve Sorensen

    Spring Robotics Has Started!

    April 23rd – June 18th

    Spring Robotics Class

    Weekly Agendas and Homework

    April 23, 2019
    Welcome to Spring Robotics
    Review Programming

    Homework Due April 30th
    Review programming with sensors
     STEMCentric Website
    You will need a Color Sensor for SUMO
    Research Lego Sumo for
    Programming and Design Features

    April 30, 2019
    Create Poster
    Sumo Design and Programming

    Homework Due May 7th
    Study Lego Sumo
    May 7th, 2019
    Sumo setup
    Sumo tournament
    Dune Buggy info
    Understanding Gears

    Homework Due May 14th
    Please do your research!
    Watch: Gear and wheels Video
    Play the Gear Game: Gear Game
    Use:  The Gear Calculator

    Have fun watching these videos
    Brick Experiment, How Fast Can it Spin?
    How to build a 2 speed Gear box

    May 14th, 2019
    Building with Gears 
    Infrared Sensor and Beacon (Sensors)

    Homework Due May 21st
    Learn how to program the Infrared Sensor and Remote
    One way
    Another Way

    May 21st, 2019
    Finish your Dune Buggy build
    Program the infrared remote
    Compete in the Dunes Challenge

    Homework Due May 28th
    Prepare for your Special Project!
    You will need to submit a detailed plan, explaining what your team is building and how it will work.
    Do some research on other similar designs and come up with a plan that can be finished in less than two days.
    Programming will be the main focus.
    You may use preexisting build plans, but you must use your own programming skills.
    Extra parts are available by request.
    We have parts from all earlier Lego Mindstorms Kits. The parts list is in the Robo-Tree.
    We only have 4 classes to finish the project and present your creation at the Robotics Showcase on June 18th.

    May 28th, 2019
    Special Project Introduction
    Work on your plan and submit
    To submit; You must have a detailed plan, on paper.
    Your team will meet with Steve to discuss your project and get approval.
    Once approved, fill out a parts request if needed.
    You may integrate non-Lego parts in your project, please mark any such parts 
    with an ID so you can retain ownership after the course is over.

    June 4th, 2019
    Work on your project!

    June 11th, 2019
    Work on your project!

    June 18th, 2019
    Last class to finish your project!
    Test and Tweak
    Setup presentation table

    June 18th, 2019  

    5:00 - 6:00

    Main Event! 

    Spring Robotics Showcase


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