Day 2 @ robo dance

  Today I can type in my analysation of the song wings by delta Goodrem. Here it is. Wings Verse 1: 00: 23 Pre Corus 1: 00:15 Corus 1: 00:25 Verse 2: 00:16 Pre Corus 2: 00:15 Corus 2: 00:33 Piano solo: 00:8 End half…

Rio for robots

  The time has come for robots from all countries all around the globe to come and compete in the robot Olympics. This year the host’s country is Rio Deja Nero in Brazil. This year there will be 3 different species of robot competing. Sphero,…

Blog post 3

  Today I have some questions about our robotics project that I am going to answer. And here are the said questions. Said questions Question 1. What does it mean if you are using rotations to measure your robots movements? Explain. It means you are…

Blog post 1: the big build

  Today we started our robot project in design. We got put in groups and started the big build. I am in a group with Grace, Vallen and Zara. Our robot is made out of Lego. It has wheels and axels, a battery, a screen…

Scratch 4

  Again, in design we worked on scratch. I thought of an awesome Idea but before I tell you the awesome idea I must tell you this. The rule of copying In design we actually encourage copying. Not copying as in spying on someone’s scratch…

building and testing

Testing the Rube Goldberg machines is very important. If you don’t test you don’t know if it will work. Sometimes (and I mean most of the time) due to the testing stage you have to add, delete and make alternatives to do the job something…

planning

  Ok I get what you are thinking. “The start of rube Goldberg machines blog post was before. What is going on?” well then we were only testing little bits like my Lego flag and lever. And the pop sticks chain reaction. Now we have…

Rube Goldberg Machines

      In this post I am going to tell you how the stick bomb works. This amazing explosion is much more than pretty colours. In fact, it a great example of a chain reaction. A chain reaction is when one thing happens which…

The start of Rube Goldberg machines

The start of Rube Goldberg machines New term means new design project and can you guess what we are doing? Rube Goldberg machines that’s what. I am really looking forward to making my Rube Goldberg machine but you can’t just get straight into it so…

Lego 1

So now I know what I am doing in design. Lego. But not just building it but making it do really cool stuff. Like make a propeller on a plane turn around. To do this we must put the USB in our computer and use the…