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To Build a Bot

Students driving a remote controlled robot.

This article describes the process undertaken by three students from Feilding’s Manchester Street School as they designed and built a robot that won the New Zealand VEX IQ Challenge. The article offers an authentic way of introducing students to programming and computational thinking, as well as physics and engineering concepts related to energy, weight, and balance.

Series: Connected 2018 Level 3 - Cracking the Code

Learning area: English, Mathematics and Statistics, Science, Technology

Curriculum level: 3

Category: Non-fiction

Strand: Geometry and Measurement, Physical world, Technological practice

In: Connected 2018 Level 3 - Cracking the Code

Publication date: November 2018

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