LEGO Construction Basics-The RCX
Students build a stable car after examining the RCX. They determine how to incorporate the RCX into their design using Legos to build a car.
K - 8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 6 Downloads
Using Lego Dacta to Control a Model of the Millennium Wheel
Students research things that are controlled by computer in their home, school and local area. They design and make toys with moving mechanisms as part of their design technology topic work. Students visit a toy museum or exhibition to...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
New Review Biomechanical Joint
Discuss mechanical advantage and how the human body moves/works. Learners focus on bioengineering, working together to build a functioning mechanical arm. Additionally, they analyze an air muscle, discussing its appropriate use in humans.
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
LEGO Construction Basics-Outputs
Students connect motors and explain the function of the different ports and wires. They follow specific directions given by the teacher pertaining to the RCX and the program buttons of the motor. They participate in a worksheet/handout...
K - 8th Technology & Engineering
Discovering Phi: The Golden Ratio
Fe, phi, fo, fum. This activity leads pairs to find the ratio of consecutive terms of the Fibonacci sequence. The pairs find that the Fibonacci sequence can be found in many places. A discussion with the class shows that the ratios found...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed