WHAT IS NXT ROBOTICS ?Lego Mindstorms NXT is a programmable robotics kit releasedby LEGO in late July 2006. It replaced the first-generation LegoMindstorms kit, which was called the Robotics Invention System. Thebase kit ships in two versions: the Retail Version (set #8527) and theEducation Base Set (set #9797). It comes with the NXT-G programmingsoftware, but a variety of unofficial languages exist, such as NXC, NBC,leJOS NXJ, and RobotC. A new version of the set, the new LEGOMindstorm NXT 2.o, was released on August 1, 2009, featuring a colorsensor and other upgraded capabilities.
ROBOTICS PROGRAMS Pre School Elementary Middle School High School
PRE SCHOOL ROBOTICS PROGRAMLEGO Education Early Learning products provide structured learningopportunities to help the youngest students explore their world. Createmeaningful hands-on experiences with DUPLO® bricks, Play Themes, andsets for early literacy and numeracy.
ELEMENTARY ROBOTICS PROGRAMDesigned for the elementary learner, WeDo Robotics is a cross-curricular set and series of theme-based activities. With WeDo, yourclass can build animals, soccer players and more, then add movementwith fun, drag and drop software. Complete lesson plans for science,math, literacy and social studies make it easy to get started writingstories, solving problems, and creating innovative projects.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ROBOTICS PROGRAMLEGO® MINDSTORMS® NXT™ Education helps classroom teachers bring thefun of robotics into middle school and high school classrooms. With LEGOMINDSTORMS Education, you convert your classroom into a hands-onrobotics laboratory! Your students will model real-life mechanisms and usecreativity, logic, and problem-solving skills while learning key STEM concepts.
HIGH SCHOOL ROBOTICS PROGRAMLEGO Smart students in high school are our future scientists, engineers,teachers and citizens. LEGO Education solutions allow students to exploretheir talents and to work hands-on to master STEM subjects throughpractical experience so they can build experience to contribute to a futurebetter world.
MATERIALS & HOW TO ORDER http://www.legoeducation.us
ONLINE TRAININGSNXT Professional Development Online ClassesLearn how to use LEGO & TETRIX Robots and ROBOTC or NXT-Gprogramming to teach Science, Technology, Engineering & Math(STEM) concepts in your classroomhttp://www.robomatter.com/Training/Online-Training ($499.00) Robotics Academy Moodle Website http://www.cs2n.org/signin (FREE) http://www.ortop.org/NXT_Tutorial/ (FREE)
ROBOT DESIGNA robot is consist of several important components. To make it easer foryou to understand how each of these works you will begin by how. Youwill first learn how to work with the NXT motors and the bricks as youbuild wheeled vehicle that can drive around your room. You needcorrectly assembled robot and to make it move.
ROBOT DESIGN WITH BUILDING INSTRUCTIONS AlphaRex RoboArm Spike Ball Shooter http://www.nxtprograms.com/
PROGRAMMINGThe one thing above all else that excites people about working with robotics isthat they move. There is just fascinating about watching your creation becomemobile. We can thank that NXT motors for making this movement possible