Materials List: Measuring Distance with Sound Waves

For the teacher's introductory presentation and activity preparation:

Each group needs:

  • 1 ultrasonic sensor
  • 1 cable
  • various LEGO pieces to attach sensor to EV3 brick
  • Distance and Time Worksheet, one per person

Note: This activity can also be conducted with the older (and no longer sold) LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT set instead of EV3; see below for those supplies:

  • LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT robot, such as the NXT Base Set