Here is a cool LEGO EV3 Packing machine posted on YouTube! Very nice modular design for easy modification. Puts everything you would need to build the EV3MEG mini.
This is a BIG project and uses a LOT of equipment, but it is nicely done. Just click on the picture to watch the video.
Did you know that we're up to 31 weeks of summer camp? Hard to believe we started 10 years ago with 16 campers run by Tom Bickford and his graduate student Ke at the University of Maine.
We've already got 315 campers signed up and it looks like we'll be full in most of the camps by the end of June. We're even running a week of camp in Canada this summer. The Boys and Girls Club in St. Stephens invited us up to run a program there at the end of the summer! Okay it's closer than driving to Portland, but it's still international.
And we'll have over 50 robots running this summer! And do you know what 4,000 small chip bags look like? It's a big pile. And parents, I know you'd like us to serve more nutritious snacks, but if it isn't prepackaged then a lot of new and fun regulations kick in that we don't have the
Here are the directions for building the Simple NXT Treaded Robot. We use this for simple navigation and sensor work in our camps.
Here is a simple 2 wheel drive NXT robot with a rear pivot wheel for steering. Total part count is 52 pieces, including wires and NXT. The record for building this robot from unassembled (but sorted) parts is 2 minutes and 8 seconds. see if you can beat that!