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Calculator Controlled Robots - Mission 2: Graph and Predict

Published on 06/13/2009

Activity Overview

Your second mission, should you decide to take it (and you know you will), is to come as close to crashing your robot into an object as possible, but without actually hitting it.

Before the Activity

Download the attached programs "Mission2" and "GO" or to write a simple program see PROGRAMMING INSTRUCTIONS in the attached PDF.

Purchase the Norland Calculator Robot at: www.smallrobot.com/scimath

During the Activity

Please print out the attached PDF for details.

After the Activity

Review student results:

  • As a class, discuss questions that appeared to be more challenging
  • Re-teach concepts as necessary