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Interfacing Project - Remote Controlled Car

Author: 
Laserson, Alexander
Issue Date: 
Monday, July 26, 2010
Description: 
The scope of this project is to create a simple interfacing device that will connect a remote controlled car to a computer via parallel port. The program used to control the car is Visual Basic 2005 Express. Students have to demonstrate a good knowledge of electronics and programming skills (56mb download)
Keywords: 
remote control, electronics, robotics, Visual BASIC 5, interfacing
Other Disciplines: 
electronics
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Project
Publisher: 
CEMCS Summer Institute, Toronto, Ont, CA
URL: 
http://www.codeproject.com/KB/vb/Inpout32_read.aspx
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L2-15

Provide examples of interdisciplinary applications of computational thinking.

CD.L3A-03

Describe the principal components of computer organization (e.g., input, output, processing, and storage).

CPP.L3A-05

Use Application Program Interfaces (APIs) and libraries to facilitate programming solutions.

CT.L3B-07

Discuss the interpretation of binary sequences in a variety of forms (e.g., instructions, numbers, text, sound, image).

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