Lesson: "Data Types and Display"

The goal of this lesson is to introduce the concept of Data Types in the Lego MINDSTORMS NXT-G program. Students will work through the "Data Types and Display" video lesson from the "NXT Video Trainer 2.0" product from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy.

Student will be able to:

1. Explain the different data types supported by NXT-G

2. Identify and correct mismatched data types in NXT-G

3. Explain the function of the Number-to-Text Block

4. Explain the role of each plug on the data hub of the Display Block

5. Write an NXT-G program for a robot incorporating a data wire driven Display Block

6. Control the real-time Display response of a robot using data wires and Loop Blocks

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