Dancing Droids

Robot Team Members brogan Reece Mission Tuesday, 24 March 2009 Training Date

Welcome to the mission training centre! Today you will be trained to: • Explain that computers can control devices • Write a set of instructions • Use inputs and outputs to control a model. • Solve a problem using a robot. You will need to show excellent team work skills and be able to communicate with other computer scientists.

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PRE-LAUNCH
Before you start; check your Robot is connected correctly.

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Finding Out – Test 1

1.Build this program .
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Send it to the Robot

RUN the program to test the motors.

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Make the robot turn 90 degrees right

done

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Make the robot turn 90 degrees left

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Make your robot go forwards for 6 seconds

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Make your robot go forwards slow for 6 seconds

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Make your robot go forwards fast for 6 seconds

done

Using a touch sensor: Test 2

Build a program that makes your Robot move forwards for 6 seconds then backwards until it bumps into something. done

Program your robot to go forwards for 5 seconds when it bumps into something. done Can you make the robot do this over and over again? done

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Using a light sensor: Test 3

Build a program that makes your Robot move backwards on a light surface for 1 second then forwards until it meets a black line. Done``

Program your robot to change direction when it meets a black line. done

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Mission 1
Program your Robot to move forwards for 4 seconds, reverse for 3 seconds and stop. done

Mission 2
Program your Robot to travel backwards until it meets an obstacle then stop. done

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Mission 3
Program your Robot to move backwards until it meets an obstacle and then move forwards for 3s. done

Mission 4
Program your Robot to move forwards until it comes to a black line, then reverse and stop when it meets an obstacle. done

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Mission 5
Program your Robot to move in a circle, travelling clockwise for 10 seconds. done

Mission 6
Program your Robot to move backwards until it meets an obstacle and then move forwards until it meets a white line. done

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Mission 7
The obstacle course. Use all the techniques from the previous missions to program your robot to navigate through the course and stop on the black surface at the end.

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