Good afternoon everybody!!! Well done for completing the second week of the course, we had a lot of fun and we hope you had it too. We thought we’d show you some more cool videos (like those that Mr Jack showed you), to see what other people have bu... read more
Here are some videos to give us inspiration for our musical robots!
What a wonderful set of experiments, let’s end with an even more awesome one. We have discussed a lot about waves today, can we use them for our ghost hunt? Read below for the clues, and find the hunting presence!!!
Motor On the Quirkbot page, create a new code with the name Servo Find the Servo and the backpack shield from your kit and connect them to your bot. In the code, add a Servo Motor object to the workspace and change the PLACE to Servo Motor 1. Add a Wave ... read more
Sensing Light Find a Light Sensor in your kit and connect it to the bot on the limb you choose (long leg to the front, short leg to the back). In your code, add a Light Sensor object to the workspace and change the PLACE to match the limb you chose in the... read more
Changing light colour Now find a dual color LED in your set and have a look at it. Connect it to the horn of the bot so that the longer leg is at the front and the shorter at the back. In your code, add a Dual Color LED to the workspace. Change the place ... read more
Playing with light Find the bot and the USB cable from your kit. Connect the bot to the computer. On the Quirkbot site, create a new code and change its name to LightExperiments Add a LED to the workspace and change the PLACE to Left Eye. W... read more
Sound Waves To begin with, play around with the following sound wave app: Can you discover the relation between the sound you make and the waveform you are seeing? Find 2 alligator clips, a set of headphones and two jumper wires. Connect them toge... read more