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Dore Diodes - Lego Robotics

posted 28 Jul 2015, 17:00 by Alex Percy   [ updated 29 Jul 2015, 17:52 ]

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

The 2014 Competition Mat 'World Class'.


First Designs


A look at the 2014 Challenges

RoboCam

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



The new club try-outs board is complete, the challenge is to complete the circuit in the shortest time.  Follow any lines, take any route but note that some routes have time penalties and others time bonuses.

 Click here for larger image of board.


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


THE STORY SO FAR
  • 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. (check for splinters)

  • 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 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.
An FLL Regional competition.



Getting some new designs



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