Project Name: Strongest Crane Controlled by: Programming Programming Difficulty: Easy Construction Difficulty: Medium General Comment. This is a great introduction to basic construction and basic programming
Rules FOR STUDENTS
You must use: -1 NXT or EV brick -2 motors
You must: Build a robot crane that can lift as much plasticine as possible. It has to lift it at least 10cm off the ground and the bottom of the crane needs to be level with the load.
Tips For students
Tip: It is a good idea to program your crane to go up and down by pressing a button. Tip: Cranes that use gears will be stronger. A small gear on the motor and a big gear on the wheel will make the wheel stronger. To use gears, the wheel's axel can't go through the motor's hole.
Grading option: The more mass lifted, the better the grade. If you are recording weights, make a copy of this Google Sheet to help you score
This is an older video, but the concept is still the same.
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