Circuits and Switches (incl. Formative Assessment)

This PowerPoint presentation containing embedded multiple choice questions for Formative Assessment may be used in place of the Primary Instructional Material.

NXT Test Programs (Try Me Mode)

Use the Try Me Mode Worksheet Word file to walk students through this lab.

The NXT Computer (incl. Formative Assessment)

This PowerPoint presentation appends the Primary Instructional slides with multiple choice review questions.

The NXT Computer_Video

This NXT Introduction video was developed by Dale Yocum (Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR) as part of his NXT Tutorial series. These videos have been linked as Alternative and Supplemental Differentiated Instructional Resources to their corresponding sections in this STEM Robo101 curriculum. This NXT Introduction video covers the NXT brick, sensors, menu system and more.

The NXT Computer_Demo Program

The NXT-G Demo program is used in the NXT Computer leson.

The NXT Computer

The attached PowerPoint presentation identifies the four parts of a computer within the context of the NXT system.

The attached NXT-G program file is used in the demonstration for this lesson.

The NXT Computer

Moore's Law_Videos

Doomsayers have predicted the end of Moore's Law for decades. This Intel video spoofed the doomsayers a few years ago when Intel announced Hafnium transistors as their latest solution for Moore's Law. More recently, this Intel video from May, 2011, explains the development of "3-D" transistors as the next solution to propagate Moore's Law further.

Moore's Law_Web site

Future Timeline extrapolates Moore's Law and other trends centuries into the future

Moore's Law

This lesson is COMMON to both NXT and EV3. The two attached PowerPoint files walk through an explanation of Moore's Law.  The single slide in the Moore's Auto file is intended to be used at the end of the Moore's Law presentation