Pick and Place Robot – Programming

Pick & Place Robot
Lesson Details
How to program a Smartphone-controlled pick-and-place robot in PictoBlox?


  • Writing a program to run the robot and control gripper movements (open/close, up/down) using a Smartphone.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

In this activity, kids will make a pick and place robot which is an extension to the smartphone-controlled robot with a gripper in front of it. The procedure for making the complete robot requires the following steps:

  • Understanding the logic of the robot
  • Programming evive to replicate the above logic
  • Testing and debugging of robot

Material Required

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

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evive 1

Lesson Outline

Logic Control - 15 minutes
  • Understand the logic of the robot for proper working.
  • Making a flow chart for the logic.
Programming - 35 minutes
Playing and debugging of the robot - 10 minutes

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