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Paralyzed Woman Controls Robot with Brain Video

This video show work at Brown's University in which the human brain is use to control a robotic arm.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogBX18maUiM

Advanced Gearing, Pulleys and Wheels

This pdf file from Chico State University presents an in depth look at LEGO Gears, Pulleys, Wheels, Tires and Center-of-Gravity. Although some images are based on the older LEGO RIS brick, all the content is applicable to the NXT. http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/~juliano/csci224/Slides/03%20-%20Gears%20Pu...

CTE High School Framework (Work in Progress)

The attached Word file is the current  version of the Olympia School District's CTE Framework for High School STEM Robotics Engineering.  Units 1 through 13 of this framework are based on the STEM Robotics 101 curriculum and this present revision incorporates the new (2013) Washington State CTE Framework Template and the Common Core Standards for Math and English Language Arts.

CTE Middle School Framework

The attached Word file is the current  version of the Olympia School District's CTE Framework for Middle School Introductory STEM Robotics.  This framework is based on the STEM Robotics 101 curriculum and this present revision incorporates the new (2013) Washington State CTE Framework Template and the Common Core Standards for Math and English Language Arts. 

boolean logic:prim

What is a bit? A bit is a unit of information which can only have 2 values 0, 1

graphics -- a picture of a light bulb/LED which is on or off.

how do computers do complex tasks using 0's and 1s'?
**needs graphics**

Gear & Wheel video

Excellent review of gear fundamentals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_i3PJIYtuY

LEGO Gear Ratio Calculator

This website allows students to enter LEGO gears and will calculate gear ratio for all combinations. http://sariel.pl/tools/ratios/

Advanced: NXT Tutorial by Dale Yocum

Note: this content, created by Dale Yocum has been copied (with permission) from http://www.ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial/html/advanced.html on July 20, 2011.

 

Essentials: NXT Tutorial by Dale Yocum

Note: this content, created by Dale Yocum, has been copied (with permission) from http://www.ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial/html/essentials.html on July 20, 2011.

 

These lessons assume you have a basic robot built.  See the RoboCenter or Robot Educator in the NXT Editor software for plans or use the paper copy that came with your set.

 

 

NXT Tutorial by Dale Yocum

Note: this content, created by Dale Yocum, has been copied (with permission) from http://www.ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial on July 20, 2011.

 

Welcome to this multimedia tutorial for the NXT-G graphical language of the LEGO® Mindstorms® NXT system.

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