Lesson: EV3 - LEGO IR Beacon and Sensor

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The goal of this lesson is to explore the use the LEGO EV3 Infrared (IR) Sensor and Beacon. NOTE:: this sensor and beacon are not included with the EV3 Education kit, but they are included in the home version and available for sale separately).
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Students will be able to:

1. Explain the different modes of operation for the IR sensor and beacon

2. Write an EV3-G program to use the IR beacon as a remote control

3. Write an EV3-G program to use the IR sensor to track the proximity and heading of the beacon

4. Explain the limitations of the IR sensor

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