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V.Ryan 2005 - 06

 

This section is aimed at introducing the Lego Robolab system. This system is ideal for introducing Primary School age pupils to the world of Control Technology, through the use of Pilot 1 to Pilot 4. It can also be used for older pupils especially if the Inventor level is used.
 
   

1. COURSE DETAILS

2. THE ROBOLAB CONTROL SYSTEM

3. THE RCX BUGGY - BASIC INFORMATION

4. SYSTEMS DIAGRAM

5. THE RCX 'BRICK' - BASIC INFORMATION
6. SELECTING A COMMUNICATIONS PORT
7. DOWNLOADING FIRMWARE
 
PILOT 1
 
8. PILOT 1 - EXERCISE 1
9. LOADING PILOT 1 AND CONTROLLING THE MOTORS
10. CHANGING THE DIRECTION OF ROTATION USING PILOT 1
 
PILOT 2
 
11.  PILOT 2 - EXERCISE 1
12. HOW THE RCX BUGGY SHOULD WORK
13. CHANGING THE DIRECTION OF BUGGY
 
PILOT 3
 
14. PILOT 3 - EXERCISE 1
15. HOW THE RCX BUGGY SHOULD OPERATE.
16. ADDING A LOOP
 
17. PILOT 3 - ADDING A LIGHT / DARK SENSOR - EXERCISE 2
18. THE STEPS REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE EXERCISE 2
 
19. PILOT 3 - PRODUCING AN ARC OF MOVEMENT - EXERCISE 3
 

 

 
PILOT 4
 
20. THE LIGHT / DARK SENSOR
21. PILOT 4 EXERCISE 1
22. HOW THE RCX BUGGY OPERATES - PILOT 4 EXERCISE 1
23. EXPLANATION OF EACH STEP - EXERCISE 1
 
24. FOLLOWING THE CIRCUMFERENCE OF A CIRCLE - EXERCISE 2
25. PROGRAMMING STEPS - EXERCISE 2
26. EXPLANATION OF PROGRAMMING STEPS - EXERCISE 2
 
27. IMPROVING THE LOOK OF ROBOLAB EXERCISES - 1
28. IMPROVING THE LOOK OF ROBOLAB EXERCISES - 2
 
 
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