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Lego Robotics

Author: 
Summers, Wayne ; Obando, Rodrigo
Issue Date: 
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Description: 
This is material from the all-day Robotics workshop. Included are a PowerPoint used as a focus to construct, program and test your robot. Resource listings included. Other files include Why TeachRobotics? and some specific classroom management ideas
Keywords: 
robotics, MindStorms, Lego Robot, NXT Brick, robotics resources
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Type: 
Instructional Material : Unit of Instruction
Publisher: 
ACM TECS Workshop, Columbus State University, GA
URL: 
http://hdl.handle.net/2378/317
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L2-13

Understand the notion of hierarchy and abstraction in computing, including high level languages, translation, instruction set, and logic circuits.

CT.L2-01

Use the basic steps in algorithmic problem-solving to design solutions (e.g., problem statement and exploration, examination of sample instances, design, implementing a solution, testing, evaluation).

CT.L2-11

Analyze the degree to which a computer model accurately represents the real world.

CD.L2-07

Describe what distinguishes humans from machines, focusing on human intelligence versus machine intelligence and ways we can communicate.

CD.L2-08

Describe ways in which computers use models of intelligent behavior (e.g., robot motion, speech and language understanding, and computer vision).

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