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Free Lego NXT MindStorms NXT-G Robotics Challenges Tutorials

Free Lego NXT MindStorms NXT-G Robotics Challenges Tutorials
At the request of Tasmanian teachers Miss Clare Neilson and recently retired Mrs. Juanita Airey, activities using Lego's NXT 1 MindStorms Robots have been developed for use in School-based 2-hour sessions. Some, but not all, will work with the new NXT 2 kit (click here for more information). The tutorials are presented as a series of Challenges, which are gradually being converted for Web use. Challenges with an "M" after the challenge number include mentor notes. Challenge numbers greater than 100 use components that are not in the NXT 1.0 Retail or Educational Lego kits, but are available for separate purchase. First Challenge (NXT 1) - Building Robot 1.1 "TuftsBot" - click here. First Challenge (NXT 2) - Building Robot 1.2 "MiniBot" - click here. First Challenge (Apple videos) - Building Robot 1.2 "MiniBot" - click here. Challenge 2M - Teaching your Robot (NXT 1 & NXT 2) - click here. Challenge 2M (Apple videos) - Teaching your Robot (NXT 1 & NXT 2) - click here.

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Hacking the LEGO NXT If you are a millionaire and able to buy a LEGO Mindstorms NXT, you may find kind of difficult to hack it or create homemade sensors. I believe you already noticed the particular jack that comes with the NXT. It looks like a telephone jack, but the latch is located in one side, making difficult to connect any other cable. ME Program Upload damienkee.com Subscription preferences Loading... Working... Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish Tips for downloading: PDF files can be viewed on a wide variety of platforms -- both as a browser plug-in or a stand-alone application -- with Adobe's free Acrobat Reader program. Click here to download the latest version of Adobe Reader. Documents to Help You Get Started Learning to use My Blocks This tutorial explains how to use the "My Block" feature of the NXT-G programming system by working through several examples. What is a My Block? Why Use My Blocks?

Robotics Developer Studio <a id="b7777d05-f9ee-bedd-c9b9-9572b26f11d1" target="_self" class="mscom-link download-button dl" href="confirmation.aspx?id=29081" bi:track="false"><span class="loc" locid="46b21a80-a483-c4a8-33c6-eb40c48bcd9d" srcid="46b21a80-a483-c4a8-33c6-eb40c48bcd9d">Download</span></a> Microsoft® Robotics Developer Studio 4 is a freely available .NET-based programming environment for building robotics applications. NXT Tutorial This tutorial for LEGO Mindstorms NXT is divided in two sections. The “Essentials” are things every NXT programmer should know. Some of these movies have exercises directly under them. It’s important to do these exercises, not just assume you “get it.” The “Advanced” section is for reference purposes.

MEM-380/800 Mechatronics 2 Web Page Documents are posted as Adobe PDF files which are viewable with Acrobat Reader paul@coe.drexel.edu Week 01 - 01/09/12 Handouts Things to do Contact George Ciarrocchi for UG Lab ID swipe access if needed Purchase NXT baggie no later than 01/23/12 Bring NXT to class every week Lego Education Kit 9797 Parts List PDF Week 02 - 01/16/12

Project Based Learning I’ve been teaching using a project-based learning pedagogy since mid-2010 when I was introduced to PBL by my friend, Dean Groom. Since then I have had some wonderful learning experiences with PBL and I enjoy sharing both my successes and failures and experiments in learning on my blog. I thought it’d be helpful for other people if I put all of my PBL-related posts on one page, just in case you’re starting out and you want to see how another teacher is doing it too. If you have any questions, just post a comment below or send me a tweet on twitter My VERY first experience with PBL – and it was hard work and had serious issues!

UrbiForge UrbiOpenSourceContestProjects/2-high 1 - Overview For French speakers, the entire project is described in French here. NXT Tower Defense is a system that lets you build, develop and play with your own robot. This robot is designed with Lego Mindstorm NXT for hardware and uses URBI, Qt and Opencv for the software. This means that this robot can be used by anyone who has some knowledge of development - and Lego :-)- and the desire to learn about robotics and especially URBI. This robot is a launching projectile that can detect, track and shoot objects like Picoo-z or AR Drone. Microsoft Robotics Studio and Lego Mindstorms NXT The Lego Mindstorms NXT kit is an amazing upgrade to the original Lego Mindstorms product. While the building blocks are not the traditional plastic stud blocks everyone is used to, the new construction parts allow for some very complex designs. Additionally, Microsoft Robotics Studio supports the Lego NXT kit right out of the box, so it's quite easy to get up and going using MSRS with the Lego kit to start coding a robot in C# or VB.NET.

Fuzzy Line Following NXT Robot Stefan Bracher One of the tutorials within the Lego Mindstorms NXT Software shows how to program a robot that follows a line using Boolean Logic. In the following, an improved version, based on Fuzzy-Logic, is presented.

FREE Science Lesson Plan – Plant Growth This week’s FREE Science Lesson Plan is about Plant Growth – download the lesson plan here. Develop pupils’ understanding of how a plant tracks the sun’s movement across the sky. Evaluate the light levels in the room, then program a robot to react to different light levels and replicate the movements of a plant throughout the day. Measure the amount of light absorbed at different times and control the speed of the turn to track the light efficiently. More ideas? Do you have any examples of using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education to teach Science topics?

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