This term we were set with the task of making a mini golf hole. our initial goal for our hole was to have more complex golf hole including technology . We wanted to make it a bit harder to make so we set out to have some spinning graves a door that moves open and closed and a light in a window of the house we used Lego for the graves and the doors and humming bird for the light in the house and. this is our spinning graves. this is a video of the code and explaining it and a video of it working
My first thought of a hole was making an under the sea themed golf hole but then we thought of making a haunted house themed one. This is our design for our hole it has our goal the technology we are using.
So we started to make it. hear is a list of the things we needed for the building part
- liquid nails
- spray paint
- plastic characters
We started with a peace of wood that we cut the edges of to make it a bit harder. Then we found a old small doll house so we spray painted to make it look more scary. then we added some off cuts to make an extra obstacle. Then we liquid nailed some plastic characters on the house to make it look a bit better.
Now the tech neology
The first bit of technology was the rotating graves
Things we used
- rectangle connector
- blue tack
- connecting cable
We cut the card board into 2 grave shapes then we got a rectangle connector and blue tacked it to the card board shapes then we progr
ammed it to rotate at speed 30 spinning 360 degrees and rotates 999 times so that is the rotating graves.
The second thing we did was the light in the house
We used a humming bird and programmed it so that when we start the code it will produce a good looking light inside the house
Now the doors the doors are an important part of the project
- card board
- connecing cord
So first we cut 2 door shapes out of some card board and then decorated them so they look more like doors. Then we got some tape and taped 2 axles on each door so the doors can connect to the motor. Hear is a video of the doors working and explaining the code.
now the challenges
- when we started the spinning graves we drilled the holes to close to the off cuts on the hole so what we had to do was drill more holes so that when we played the program the graves dont hit the off cuts.
- when we tried out the course there was a snake next to the hole and so when you hit the ball it gets stuck behind the snake
along the way we had heaps of problems but I think my team did really well to work around them. I Think every one did every thing to the best to there ability and a big thanks to every one that helped us along the way they where a big part in our project
I think that all of us have learnt a lot
what we accomplished was not what I expected in the way that we had Sam come in half way and that made our goal a lot easier to accomplish. Big thanks to Will Porter, Henry Miller and Sam Stewart for helping me learn and know what I know today. our project looks better than I ever expected
now the people
Henry Miller did the grave stones
Sam did the doors
and will and I did the building part
that is the review of my groups mini golf hole thanks for reading and listening