Introduction to Robotics – Part 2

Robotics
Lesson Details
Basic components of a mobile robot – chassis, sensors, brain (evive). What is the importance of programming in robotics?

Activities:

  • Demonstration of a Smartphone Controlled Robot, Follow Me Robot, and Obstacle Avoidance Robot.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will learn the following things:

  • Basic components of a robot with an analogy to a human body:
    • Skeleton – Chassis
    • Sensors
    • Brain – evive
    • Commands – Programming
  • Demonstration of different robots:
    • Smartphone Controlled Robot
    • Follow Me Robot
    • Obstacle Avoidance Robot
    • Pick and Place Robot
    • Stair Climbing Robot
    • Gesture Controlled Robot
    • Line Follower Robot
    • Dust Cleaning Robot

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

ComponentImageQuantityAvailable in Bundle
evive1

Lesson Outline

Introduction & Recap - 5 minutes
Basic Components of Robot - 25 minutes

Discuss each component of the robot with an example:

  • Skeleton – Chassis
  • Sensors
  • Brain – evive
  • Commands – Programming
Demonstration - 25 minutes

Demonstrate at least 3-4 robots to the students:

  • Smartphone Controlled Robot
  • Follow Me Robot
  • Obstacle Avoidance Robot
  • Pick and Place Robot
  • Stair Climbing Robot
  • Gesture Controlled Robot
  • Line Follower Robot
  • Dust Cleaning Robot
Wrapping up the lesson - 5 minutes

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