Instruction Guide: EV3 - Move Blocks and Ramping Up

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This lesson has four resources.

The primary instructional materials are the PowerPoint/pdf files from EV3Lessons; one set for Move Blocks and the other for Ramping Up.

The PowerPoint (and pdf version) contains all the information needed for the lesson.  The corresponding EV3 code demonstrates these techniques.

Additional helpful tips are included the PowerPoint.  Students should use both materials.

  1. The first part of the lesson describes a variety of of move block options for competition, examining their advantages and disadvantages
  2.  The second part of the lesson shows a technique for ramping up power in  move block to help reduce small erratic movement due to sudden acceleration
  3. Students should use the PowerPoint file and replicate the EV3 code.
  4. It is important that students read the comments.

Ensure students can explain the purpose and functionality of each move block approach and demonstrate the power ramping option.

Have students demonstrate the techniques on a large scale challenge.