Classroom Activities for the Busy Teacher: NXT 2nd Edition
*2nd Edition is now in full colour, with 3 new chapters
A 10 week lesson plan for teaching with the LEGO MINDSTORMS System. This book outlines a 10 week set of lesson plans for teachers wishing to implement robotics in their classroom. A set of robotics challenges are presented, centered around the LEGO NXT MINDSTORMS system. The workbook includes 10 robotic based challenges as well as 3 additional modules with assessment activities covering Robots in Society, Flowcharting and Multimedia Presentations.
Each module includes:
- A real world scenario
- Basic theory of the concepts presented
- Teachers notes outlining the most common issues and how to solve them
- Example Programs in the NXT-G development environment
- Extension activities
- Student worksheets
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: What is a robot?
Chapter 3: Flowcharting
Chapter 4: DomaBot Basics
Chapter 5: How far?
Chapter 6: How fast?
Chapter 7: That bot has personality!
Chapter 8: How many sides?
Chapter 9: Help! I'm Stuck
Chapter 10: Help! I'm (still) stuck
Chapter 11: Stay Away from the Edge
Chapter 12: Did you hear that?
Chapter 13: Mini-Golf
Chapter 14: Dancing Robots
Chapter 15: Robot Wave
Chapter 16: Robot Butler
Chapter 17: As seen on TV!
Chapter 18: Meet your adoring public!
Chapter 19: Student Worksheets
Chapter 20: Building Instructions