NXT Car

ACTIVITY HEADER

 

 

 

Name of Activity

NXT Car

Author

STOMP

Keywords

NXT, car, robotics

Subject

NXTs, LEGO Building

Grade Level

4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Time

1 Hour Total

Brief Description

Students construct a basic car that can move and turn using the NXT kit.

Lesson Objectives:

Learn how the NXT pieces work together to create structures and how to incorporate motors and the NXT brick elements into the design.

Materials Needed:

NXT Kit

Preparation and Set Up:

None

Necessary Background

Basic understanding of how cars move and turn, as well as familiarity with the NXT kit.

Procedure

1. Describe the goal and mention basic guidelines (at least 2 wheels, ability to turn). 2. Brainstorm potential ideas or structures in individual groups. 3. Build the cars.

Extensions:

None

Modifications:

More elaborate design guidelines could be given.

Umbrella Unit/Curriculum (if applicable)

NXT Robotics

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