Instruction Guide: EV3 - UNDER CONSTRUCTION Variables

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In this lesson students explore the use of variables in EV3-G.

In this section we have 1 resource:

Have students watch STEMcentrics Data Operations and Variables.

As students progress through the challenges, have them document their milestones in the Variables Task Assignment Sheet.

Line Locator Challenge 1

This page contains a copy of this challenge from "NXT Video Trainer 2.0." This challenge can be applied to EV3.

Key learning to check for during sign-off includes:

  • Ensure students understand the nature of the Variable Block:
    • Variables must be defined before they are used
    • Variables are specific to a Data TypeA¬†value needs to be written to a Variable Block before using it
    • A value may be read from a Variable block once it has been written