MINDSTORMS EV3 Core Set

Move Object

Program the Driving Base to move and release the Cuboid.

0-30 min.
Beginner
Key Stage 3
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Build It

Build the Driving Base model, the Medium Motor Module and the Cuboid.

ev3-robot-driving-base
medium-motor-module
cuboid-bi

Test It

Recreate the program shown, then download and run to test. Make sure the Medium Motor Module is vertical before you start.

The sample program ‘01’ has been provided on the canvas

Hint
The model can be manually reset by lifting the Medium Motor Module by hand.

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Program Summary

Start
Medium Motor – Degrees[100], Power[-30]
Move Tank – Degrees[360], Power B[-50], Power C[0]
Medium Motor – Degrees[100], Power[30]

Modify It

Now it’s your turn! Modify the program to move objects of different shapes and sizes.

No sample program has been provided, as programs created by students will vary.

Hint
Use objects of different heights to make students experiment with controlling the Medium Motor Module.

What is next?

ModifyIt_0

Teacher Support

Students will:
Program the Driving Base to move and release the Cuboid.

LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set
LEGO® MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Lab or EV3 Programming