MINDSTORMS EV3 Core Set

Curved Move

Use the Move Steering block to steer the Driving Base.

0-30 min.
Beginner
Grades 6-8
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Build It 

Build the Driving Base model. 

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Test It

Recreate the program shown, then download and run to test. 
 
 
Hint
Use the Wheel Pointers to help understand the relationship between motor and Driving Base rotation.
Students often assume a 90 degrees motor turn is equal to a 90 degree driving base turn.
Note that the distance between the driving wheels will affect the turning radius.

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Program Summary
 
Start 
Move Steering – Degrees[685], Steering[100]
Wait – Time[1s]
Move Steering – Degrees[1380], Steering[50]
Wait – Time[1s]
Move Steering – Rotations[2], Steering[25]

Modify It

Now it’s your turn! Add three more Move Steering blocks to your program so that it makes the Driving Base return to its starting position.

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What is next? 

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Teacher Support

Students will:
Use the Move Steering block to steer the Driving Base.