This week in Robotics we started our underwater robot challenge; in Team Frankenstein we have Cameron, John, David, Zach, and of course, myself. We took a few days to flesh out our design and our back-up, and then got straight to building. We have a limited amount of supplies, but so far our … More The Week in Review (Nov 16-24)
We worked on a more advanced ‘bot this week with the EV3s, and my partner and I chose to make the robotic arm. We finished it in a few days, and spent the 22nd and the 23rd programming and just generally messing around with our new creation. It was a bit hard to judge where … More The Week in Review (October 19-23)
Ollie Test Run This week we continued with the Ollies and Spheros, and got our challenge with them. We had to guide a Sphero through an obstacle course in a relay, set up by Mr Larocque. Naturally, our team came second.
We used the Ollies and Spheros this week, a pair of Bluetooth-controlled ‘bots with a lot of potential. The Ollie is for multiple terrains, while Spheroes are- well, spheres. They were a lot of fun to mess around with, so much so that I’m planning on asking for one for Christmas. Thanks, Mr Laroque.
Lego EV3 Custom Challenge – Final Run This week marked our first official graded project with the EV3s . We were assigned a challenge- to move a ‘bot down a line, have it turn 90 degrees, and throw a ping-pong ball. It took a couple tries to get the arm to stop snapping off, or … More The Week in Review (November 2-6)