High School

To the Moon and Back

This tutorial by Dr. Graeme Faulkner(retired Tasmanian Engineer/Teacher) walks students step-by-step through writing a program for their robot to travel around a distant object and return home. http://www.drgraeme.net/DrGraeme-free-NXT-G-tutorials/Ch12/Ch12V1G/defau...

Teaching your Robot to Move, Smile and Speak

This tutorial by Dr. Graeme Faulkner(retired Tasmanian Engineer/Teacher) walk students step-by-step through writing a program with Move, Sound and Display blocks.

http://www.drgraeme.net/DrGraeme-free-NXT-G-tutorials/Ch4/Ch4V1G/default...

TuftsBot Building Instructions

This tutorial by Dr. Graeme Faulkner(retired Tasmanian Engineer/Teacher) walks students through step-by-step instructions for building the TuftsBot. This is a very simple, but quick to build robot.

http://www.drgraeme.net/DrGraeme-free-NXT-G-tutorials/Ch0/Ch0V1BCG/defau...

Teaching your Robot

This tutorial by Dr. Graeme Faulkner(retired Tasmanian Engineer/Teacher) walk students step-by-step through writing their first program.

http://www.drgraeme.net/DrGraeme-free-NXT-G-tutorials/Ch2/Ch2V1G/default...

Physics of Arches

Ball Sorter

The attached PowerPoint file describes the details and layout of the Ball Sorter Challenge.

Engineering Challenge: Ball Sorter

Group Challenge: The Robo-Zoo

Zoo Layout and Design

This link to the San Diego Zoo map and this link to the Toronto Zoo map show examples of zoos organized by geography.

This link to the Cincinnati Zoo map is an example of a zoo organized by zoological families.

Animatronics in General

Group Challenge: The Robo-Zoo

Group Challenge: The Wave

This video is one example of a class-wide challenge called "The Wave".  Show this example to students and challenge them to come up with their own performance using a robot capable of precise forward and reverse movement.

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