To experience hands-on basic robotic systems and programming
- How can/will robotic technology impact our future in a positive way?
- What are the required components, factors and skills to build a functioning robot?
- How to program a robot to perform autonomous tasks?
- How to use problem solving step to adapt to errors, mistakes, or faulty equipment
- Students are expected to gently use the robots and related equipment.
- Cleanup and organize all robots and parts – every period
- Groups will use only their assigned robots
A: Slide show
- 1 period: Watch and discuss as a class the implications of robots and AI in our culture/world
- Click here for slide show
- Break/get assigned into teams of 2 students; Get assigned a laptop, a brick/battery, kit. See GC for form (example)
- Discuss work (Class discussion) and cleanup procedures (see Google Classroom)
C: Getting to know the EV3 Brick
D: Build the EV3 Driving Base
- Driving Base build instructions
- Show teacher your finished robot before going on to step E
E: Intro to EV3 Programming
- Watch overview movie on programming.
- IMPORTANT NOTE: If your brick is not recognized by the laptop, keeping the brick plugged into the laptop (wired), turn the brick off and then on again. Give this a minute or so….if this doesn’t work, unplug the USB cord and plug back in
- Wireless: If you wish to take the time to try wireless bluetooth, click here for instructions Note that not all laptops are bluetooth enabled
- Complete frequency chart and turn in to GC assignment page