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Robotics

Students will design, build and program robots that will perform in a number of events.

Topic
Purpose
Lesson
Robot Assembly Students will assemble a V5 Clawbot Robot as they follow a step-by-step guide. Step-by-Step Guide
Pairing Controller & V5 Robot Brain Students will create a connection between their micro controller and their robot. Step-by-Step Guide
Competition: "In The Zone!" Students will compete against their classmates with their Clawbots. Video Competition Rules. Students will eventually make several trips to Napa H.S. to compete against their students.

Vex "In The Zone."

Napa HS Video

Game Manual

Class Rules

Install Vex Coding Studio Students will download "VEXcode V5 Blocks" & "VEXcode V5 Text"which are the application they will use to code their robots. Click Here.
Programming
Motion_LabyrinthChallenge

Students will begin the process of learning how to code their robots so that they successfully complete the Labyrinth Challenge using "VEXcode V5 Blocks."

Click Here

Remote Control Students will learn how to code their robot so that it can receive and respond to signals sent via remote control.

Video of Students.

Click Here.

Sensors Students will learn how to code their robot so that it will respond to a variety of sensors: 1. Bumper, 2. Limit Switch, 3. Ultrasonic Range Finder, 4. Color/LightSensor, 5. Vision Sensor. Click Here.
Preparing for Vex Regional Competition. Students will design and build a robot to compete in a Vex Regional Competition. Click Here.


Questions? jharrington@sthelenaunified.org