Project Name: Table Top Racer Controlled by: Remote Control Construction Difficulty: Easy General Comment. This can be highly competitive and motivating.
Rules FOR STUDENTS
You must use: -1 NXT or EV brick -2 motors
You must: Build a robot that can go as fast as it can around a track made out of desks.
Tips For students
Tip: Cars with two wheels will turn better. Tip: Cars that use gears will go faster. A big gear on the motor and a small gear on the wheel will make the wheel turn faster. To use gears, the wheel's axel can't go through the motor's hole.
Can have some pretty crazy smashes with this one, so I recommend lots of cushions on the floor. Grading option: The more wins, the better the grade. Make a copy of this Google Sheet to help you score One of the cars in this video is programmed. See if you can spot it.
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