Make and program three different robots to sense, think and act.
Draw a diagram of one of the robots that shows its inputs, outputs and controller and explains how it works.
Create a program that includes sequence, repetition and selection to control a robot. Write an explanation for how each instruction helps to make the robot work.
Make a poster about a real world robot that explains what it does and how it works with particular reference to its inputs, outputs and controller.
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Achieve the Robot Engineer badge
Independently design and construct a robot (this could be either a BEAM robot or a robot that can sense think and act)
Independently write a program to control a virtual robot (such as a chatbot or sprite)
Do one of the following:
Make a robot hand/arm
, a robot motor (such as a solenoid) or a robot sensor (such as a touch sensor) and explain how your system could be developed to make a robot that would help people.
Find out about three different robots that help people. Write about what they do and make suggestions for how each could be improved to make it even better.
Create an illustrated report explaining your predictions for what robots will be like 30 years in the future
Write three different programs that accomplish specific goals
Explain how each part of the code does makes the program work
Explain the following concepts: parallelism, sequence, event, loop, conditional, variable
Predict how making a change to a code will effect the program's outcome
I can find and solve a fault with a program
Complete the Code Cat badge
independently create three further programs that must include
Use a programme made by someone else to help you program
Adapted from projects that others have made
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