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Curved Move

Use the Move Steering block to steer the Driving Base.

STEM Engineering Robotics Technology

LESSON PLAN

BUILD IT 

Build the Driving Base model. 

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.

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.

What is next? 

TEACHER SUPPORT

KEY OBJECTIVES

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

THINGS YOU’LL NEED

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

COMPATIBILITY

This lesson works on the following operating systems: 

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