The MS Engineering students just finished their penultimate project: to build a “stock” model according to instructions, and then to program it themselves to get it to work. This is a warm-up to their final project, which sees them build and program their very own robot in The Final Challenge without any instructions or other assistance.
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|Ryan and Mark show off their Znap, which moves around in
random directions, snapping at anything that comes too close;
apologies for poor photography!
|Gideon and Kaitlyn built a challenging Elephant, which walks
and picks up items with its articulated trunk–very impressive!
|Dennis and Tully also put together a Znap, and learned a lot
about the importance of distinguishing between sensor and
|Kassy and Liza (absent) also built an Elephant, which had an
impressively choreographed trunk routine complete with sound
effects; we also wanted to see if it could tip over one of the
|Evan and Angel built the only Robot Arm H25; it is something
similar to a factory assembly robot, picking up and releasing
objects within its reach
|Jonny and Ella put together the only Stair Climber, which was
able to successfully climb the pile of books pictured
|A (mostly) successful earlier test run of the Stair Climber|
|Tzevon and Paul with their own Elephant and its unique slow-
motion dance routine
|Audrie and Miranda consider their robot Puppy–almost as
troublesome as the real thing!
|Jeffry and Lily describing some of the challenges of just getting
their Puppy to stand and sit–who knew it would be so much work?!