Resources 2021 Summer Camps

Schedule

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Hour of Code

Learn how to Pair Program by watching the following short Video

 

1. Open the Hour of Code Website
2. Select a game.

Recommended: Minecraft, Angry birds & Star Wars
3. Complete the Activities and you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion of the hour of code.

After doing this you can choose to continue and create your own flappy bird game or move to another activity.

Create your own Flappy bird GAME

1. Start the Flappy Bird Hour of code
2. Once you reach the last phase you can create your own flappy bird game.

Maybe you want to make the game never-ending or just change the background for each obstacle you pass. Now is your time for your creativity to run loose.
3. Once you finish coding the game to your liking run it and hit finish. That will create a link that you can use to play. Copy it and past it ----------->
4. Add your name and submit it. We will send this link to your parents so you are able to play at home.

Thank you! Your game was recived and will be shared with your parents.

The Puppy

1. Build the Puppy

2. Once built, code your Puppy. If you need help just ask.

How the Puppy should work:

3. Play with your Puppy and show it off to your friends.

EV3 LEGO MINDSTORM

HOW TO BUILD EV3

Once you finish building it there are 4 Expansion boxes that include decorations and extras you can add to your robot.

DRIVING A EV3

1. Make sure your EV3 is Charged or has batteries.
2. Turn on your Brick (The EV3 Brain).
3. Move to the setting tab using the right button (on the EV3).
4. Once their Rename your Brick.
5. If Bluetooth is ON turn it OFF and ON. If OFF just turn it ON.
6. On a Table head to Settings > Bluetooth.
7. Find the new Name of your brick and connect to it.
8. Open the Robot Commander app.
9. Swipe right until create your own controls appear.
10. Once you select create your own in your screen multiple + signs should appear.
11. Pick one + sign hit it and then hit save.
12. A Joystick-type object should have overlapped + signs.
13. Start driving.

Troubleshooting:
Inside the Commander app select the Red Wrench and reconnect to the Brick's name Bluetooth connection.

(You might need to do this more than one time.)
That should fix 99% of the connection problems.
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ACTIVITIES EV3

MAZE EV3

(Aditional Building may be required)

1. Put the EV3 on the Start line
2. Make sure the EV3 is connected to the table to be able to drive it.
3. Do a countdown 3 2 1 go and start the 2minute timer.
4. Try to obtain the key and move it to the door within 2minutes. Remember to switch drivers to see who is the fastest.

MAZE Activity A

The objective is to find your way around the maze and exit in 45 seconds driving the EV3.

OBJECTIVE
SETUP

1. Put the EV3 on the Start line
2. Make sure the EV3 is connected to the table to be able to drive it.

For more info on connecting the EV3 to the tablet refer to:

3. Do a countdown 3 2 1 go and start the 45second timer.
4. Try to escape the maze and switch drivers to see who is the fastest.

MAZE Activity B

(Advanced)

OBJECTIVE

The objective is to code the EV3 to exit the maze without bumping into walls.

SETUP

1. Put the EV3 on the Start line
2. Make sure you have uploaded your code to the EV3.
3. Run it and tweak it accordingly until it works to perfection.

MAZE Activity C

(Advanced++)

OBJECTIVE

Create a system to obtain the key, unlock the door and exit safely in 2min

SETUP

SUMO WITH COLOR SENSOR

Adding a Color Sensor

Once built, code your EV3 to act accordingly once it sees the tape color it moves away.
If you need help don't hesitate to ask.

FOLLOW THE LINE

How to add a Color Sensor

Code your EV3 so that it follows the colored tape line.

FLOW CHART

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ADVANCED TROUBLESHOOTING

1. Make sure your EV3 is Charged or has batteries.
2. Turn on your Brick (The EV3 Brain).
3. Move to the setting tab using the right button (on the EV3).
4. Once their Rename your Brick.
5. If Bluetooth is ON turn it OFF and ON. If OFF just turn it ON.
6. On a Table head to Settings > Bluetooth.
7. Find the new Name of your brick and connect to it.
8. Open the Robot Commander app.
9. Swipe right until create your own controls appear.
10. Once you select create your own in your screen multiple + signs should appear.
11. Pick one + sign hit it and then hit save.
12. A Joystick-type object should have overlapped + signs.
13. Start driving.

Troubleshooting:
Inside the Commander app select the Red Wrench and reconnect to the Brick's name Bluetooth connection.
(You might need to do this more than one time.)
That should fix 99% of the connection problems.2

 

SUMO 1vs1

Welcome to Sumo 1vs1 to start off you will need 2 Teams.
Each team is comprised of a driver and a coach.

  • The driver drives the bot

  • The Coach tells the driver where he should go

Once you have both teams find one of the three handy circle mats located somewhere in the workshop and bring the two teams to it.

Let the coach from each team to place their bot facing each other it should look something like this:

Driver
Coach
Competition Circle
Bot
#1
Bot
#2
Driver
Coach
MC/Referee

Once both sides are ready, count down and start the match
First team to get their bot out of the Competition Circle loses.

To make it last longer you might want to do it best out of 3.
Also Encourage teams to switch drivers every match.