Robotics

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A robot is a machine which carries out a series of actions programmed into it. Robotics is the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots. 


Programming

All robots use some sort of language to be told what to do, telling a robot what to do in this language is essentially programming. Programming can be frustrating at times, but it is important to look at the details to be a proficient programmer. 

First, let's start with some basics:

The following is an introductory video that shows you how to program, and upload that program to an Ozobot!


First go to https://ozoblockly.com/

Challenge 1 

Program Ozobot to blink green, and red for 30 seconds


Challenge 2

Program Ozobot to go forward in a straight line

Get the test sheet from Mr. K to see if you have programmed your bot correctly

Challenge 2.5 

Program Ozobot to go forward in a straight line and have it stop when it crosses a black line


Challenge 3

Program Ozobot to move forward and blink the color of the line it crosses

Get the test sheet from Mr. K to see if you have programmed your bot correctly


Challenge 4

Program Ozobot to do the following:

  • Follow a black squiggle line
  • If the line turn red it has to reverse back down the squiggle line in the opposite direction

Get the test sheet from Mr. K to see if you have programmed your bot correctly

Challenge 4.5

Program Ozobot to do the following:

  • Follow the cursive writing of your name

Challenge 5

Program Ozobot to do the following:

  • Have the robot rotate on the spot 

Challenge 6

Program Ozobot to do the following:

  • Given a maze the Ozobot has to find its way out. Yes you may look at the maze beforehand!

Challenge 7 

Program Ozobot to do the following:

  • Given any maze the Ozobot has to find its way out. This one is ridiculously tough!!