Joystick Controlled Robot – Assembly

Joystick Controlled Robot
Lesson Details
How to assemble the basic structure of a mobile robot?


  • Assembling a two wheel drive robot.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
Prerequisites: None
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Lesson Overview

  • In this activity, students will make a joystick-controlled robot whose motion will be controlled according to the position of a joystick module attached to the robot.
    • If the joystick is moved forward – the robot will move forward.
    • If the joystick is moved backward- the robot will move backward.
    • If the joystick is moved left – the robot will turn left.
    • If the joystick is moved right – the robot will turn right.
    • If the joystick is in the center position – the robot should be at rest.
  • During the activity, students will go through the following activities:
    • Assembly of the robot.

Material Required

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

Lesson Outline

Introduction and Demonstration of the robot - 10 minutes
Assembly of the robot - 50 minutes

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