Grade 8

Geeking Out About Bits and Bytes

Video "Inside Adam Savages Cave: Geeking Out About Bits and Bytes" illustrates graphically how computer capacity has changed over time.

Alt What is a Robot

Added graphics for What is a Robot

Calculating Rotations for Turns

This is a PowerPoint presentation explaining how to calculate the number of rotations needed to execute a pivot and/or a point turn.

Inside Your Computer video (4:12)

This is a good intro video for beginners - possibly show before the Intel video. Bettina Bair from TedEd narrates the illustrated video showing what really happens when you click a mouse's button. (Thanks to Mrs. Udo for finding it.)

Non-autonomous mode

Program Buttons to move the Robot

This is a Sample program on how to make the robot move forward if the "1 Button" is pressed.
When you move the right controller stick it makes motorD move.
When you move the left controller stick it makes motorE move.
Button one makes the A and B motors move positive 50% Power

Using a Game Controller