Robotics 1: Programming Robots

Robots are simple machines that are programmed to run automatically. Programmers are the engineers that create step-by-step instructions, or algorithms, that tell robots how to understand and respond to their environment. Start by engineering a simple algorithms, then learn about programming on paper, before you program a “robot” Brownie friend on a device.

  1. Create a simple machine
  2. Test your robot senses
  3. Learn about programming
  4. Try simple programming
  5. Code a robot

When I’ve earned this badge, I will know how to create a program that could be run by a robot.

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Robotics 1: Programming Robots

Robots are simple machines programmed to run automatically. Programmers are the engineers that create step-by-step instructions, or algorithms, that tell robots how to understand and respond to their environment. Start by engineering a machine that helps a robot to land then learn about the robot brain. After, create programs to instruct your friends before coding on a device.

  1. Learn how robots work
  2. Discover the robot brain
  3. Learn about programming
  4. Try simple programming
  5. Code a robot

When I’ve earned this badge, I will know how to create a program that could be run by a robot.

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Robotics 1: Programming Robots

  1. Learn about robots
  2. Build a robot part: simple sensors
  3. Make a box model robot with sensors
  4. Learn about programming
  5. Write a program for a robot

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand how robots work and how to control them.

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Robotics 1: Programming Robots

  1. Learn about robots
  2. Build a robot part: robot arm
  3. Learn how robot systems work together
  4. Learn about programming
  5. Write a program for a robot

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand how robots work and how to control them.

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Robotics 1: Programming Robots

To help you understand how robots work, learn about the parts that make up a robot. Get started by making a simple motorized robot to see how robot parts work together. Then practice coding robots, using important programming concepts, like functions and loops.

  1. Learn about robots
  2. Build a robot model: motorized robot
  3. Explore the way robotics systems work together
  4. Learn about programming
  5. Write a program for a robot

When you’ve earned this badge, you’ll understand how robots work and how to control them.

Earned by Scouts.

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