Computing / Computer Science

"Move until Near"

Move until Touch_ALT_Task

The attached alternative Wait_until_Touch lesson/challenges Word file from Rich Bakala (Jefferson MS, Olympia, WA) emphasizes technical reading and measurement skills as students interpret directions and lay out their own extended challenge boards.

Move until Touch Video

This Wait Block Video was developed by Dale Yocum (Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR) as part of his NXT Tutorial series. These videos have been linked as Differentiated Instructional Material to their corresponding sections in STEM Robotics 101. This Wait Block video covers waiting for a touch sensor or ultrasonic sensor and more.

Move until Touch

Have students work through the "Movie until Touch"  video lesson from the "Behaviors" page in "NXT Video Trainer 2.0" from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy.

"Move until Touch"

Digital Information_Socratic_Website

This web site includes the script for teaching students binary numbers through the Socratic Method (asking questions, instead of direct instruction). This could be used prior to, or in place of, the first few slides of the PowerPoint presentation. 

Thanks to Scott Leduc (Capital High School, Olympia WA) for sharing this link.

Digital Information Video

The first "Binary & Data "video is from

The first attached PowerPoint presentation is intended to be used in conjunction with the Intel  "Digital Information" video.

The second attached PowerPoint file contains the supplies for the "Human Computer" Demo in the Digital Information lesson.

See,Touch, Repeat