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Dore Diodes - Lego Robotics

posted 17 Jun 2015, 01:29 by

The Dore Diodes 
 our school's
FLL Lego Robotics Team.  

The 2014 Competition Mat 'World Class'.

First Designs

A look at the 2014 Challenges


Testing the Ultrasonic wall following programme - it should stay the specified distance from the wall and NOT CRASH!  #welearnfromourmistakes

Welcome to the online home of the
Our Logo - concept and name thought up by Tahseen.

  • September 2014 - We start this club.  We have 1 robot and have to start from scratch.   
  • October 2014 -We have a 2004 Food Factor board to practice on.  (Thank you KES!) We research videos for how people solve the challenges.
  • Autumn Half Term break         - Mr Percy finished building the table. 
  • Autumn 2nd Half  Term      - We start our Door of Wisdom- the cupboard door that displays our Team Values.
  • December 2014 - We watch the national FLL competition and acquire a 2014 board. We research sensors and practice line following designs.
  • January 2015 - Greenhill Primary School's FLL Team -THE GREENHILL GIZMOS - visit us and run a workshop with our team before they fly to America for the FLL WORLD FINALS!!!
  • February 2015 - We complete several of the 2014 missions as practice for next year.
  • March 2015 - We get a second robot, we can now work on more than one thing at a time.
  • April 2015 - We run a workshop for our teachers! We want to show them how we can learn computing through using Lego Robots.
  • May 2015 - Lots of research! We start thinking about a competition robot design.  Mr Percy orders a weighted block for counterbalance and an Ultrasonic Sensor.
  • June 2015 - The new design is coming on together. A team led by Aaron has devised a wall follower programme using the Ultrasonic Sensor.
  • Late June 2015 - Janaid and Tahseen have started a double colour sensor line up programme.

This is a picture of an FLL Regional competition.


Getting some new designs

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