Inspiration from Khan Academy's Discovery Lab. Created by Karl Wendt.
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- I have that kind of Legos too .How do you build that?(2 votes)
- At what age range would Lego Mindstorms be appropriate? Does anyone know the recommend age range to begin teaching this type of lesson? Thanks,(1 vote)
- According to Lego the recommended age is 10+. The building part is easy, programming is a little more difficult, but I'd imagine you'd have to adjust the amount of assistance based on the age of the student. I remember using them in elementary school (11 years old) and again in high school (17 years old), the difference each time was in the level of guidance we received and the complexity of our results.(2 votes)
- What do you have to use to build this thing?(2 votes)
- There is a certain program you have to install on the computer in order to make programs for your robot. You can get building instructions at http://www.nxtprograms.com/, and they will take you to amazon.com to get the actual kits. We have them at our school.(1 vote)
- those are cool lego robots i wish i could make those(1 vote)
- why not you can , its really easy we have to assemble parts according to us which are of lego mindstrom kit(2 votes)
- What are lego robotics?(1 vote)
- it is basically robo making with mindstom kit of lego and programing it with programing software which you will get with kit(2 votes)
- How do make it move with the Legos. Do you have to put something that makes it move.(1 vote)
- you did you make this robot(1 vote)
- simple , just by arranging parts of lego mindstrom kit according to us . we can also make different robots and program it(2 votes)
- Hi I'm Karan Can I program LEGO MINDSTORMS on KHAN Academy ?(1 vote)
- no there is a software for that which is available with lego mindstrom kit but you can learn it here(2 votes)
SPEAKER 1: So we're going to do one more round. SPEAKER 2: Innovation is coming up with new ideas. And it's just like making your own unique ideas and building on those. If we copy other people's ideas, our competitors will know about it and they can easily stop us. So we have to come up with our own ideas to get an edge over them. First we were coming up with ideas on what we were going to do. That's the first step, brainstorming. And then the second part was just getting all your ideas down and picking a few that actually work. SPEAKER 3: We brainstormed a lot of ideas to just making a shooter which would shoot. And then we just tried to modify to make the shooter stand up well and kind of fit it into place like a puzzle. SPEAKER 2: So here we have double treads, and it's really hard to push. And right here we have a light sensor, so it doesn't go out of the arena and we won't lose. This is another motor that we added later on in our building, and it shoots these balls. We're going to have a competition on Friday to see who can build their own NXT robots. And we fight each other in an arena. SPEAKER 3: So the main objective of the competition is to make your SumoBot the last one standing in the arena. SPEAKER 2: Oh, we're going to win because we have a shooter that nobody else has, and we have shield in the front and the back. And I could barely push our robot away, so I don't know how their robots are going to. SPEAKER 3: Yeah, they don't know what's coming at them. SPEAKER 1: Sumo! [LAUGHTER] SPEAKER 1: OK.