This section contains material explaining the various components of Lego robots.
|1||Our friend the Lego||Tips on fixing problems with your Handyboard (PDF)|
|2||Beauty and the Lego||
Bring in cliché examples of the use of different gears, including gear racks.
Demo geared motors (lots of torque!!)
Bring in example of differential gear.
Introduction to Motors (PDF)
|4||Easy as C||Handyboard music (See Tools, mmusic.c)|
Bring in box of sensors and use with the Handyboard (See Tools, template.c)
Introduction to Sensor Types (PDF)
|6||One, two, three, … infinity||Basic IC Commands (PDF)|
Students are also directed to read the 6.270 course notes, especially chapters 6, 7, and Appendix A, for more help with robot construction, control systems, and IC commands. (PDF)
A Visual Guide to Sensors