LEGO COMPUTER ROBOTICS: Mindstorms NXT (Miller Only)
Entering grades six to eight – This class is an in-depth exploration of building and programming robots using the LEGO Mindstorms NXT Robotics System. Students will practice construction and programming with the NXT intelligent brick with servo-style motors, touch sensors, ultrasonic sensors, light sensors and color sensors. Students will build a variety of robots and program them with a computer to move, react and make sounds in order to solve challenges. Students work in pairs and small teams sharing a robotics kit and computer. Prior experience in robotics is recommended but not required. Includes materials and classroom use of computers.