Lesson: "Obstacle Detection"

The goal of this lesson is to explore the use of the Switch block, which allows the NXT to make decisions. Students will work through the "Obstacle Detection" video lesson from the "NXT Video Trainer 2.0" product from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy.

Student will be able to:

1. Write an NXT-G program for a robot to avoid obstacles

2. Control the response of a robot through a sensor-controlled Switch-Loop

3. Explain the key attributes of an NXT-G Switch-Loop

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Middle School
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Computing / Computer Science
Robotics Software
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