Materials List: Robot Soccer Challenge

Each group needs:

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 Base Set
  • computer loaded with the NXT 2.1 software
  • Controller.rbt and Receiver.rbt programs, installed on the computer

To share with the entire class:

  • Robot Soccer Challenge Presentation, Microsoft┬« PowerPoint┬« file
  • computer with Internet connection and projector, to show the presentation and a short online video
  • measuring tape or ruler, to measure for miniature soccer fields
  • black electrical tape, to create miniature soccer playing field(s) on the floor
  • 2-3 small balls to use to play "robot soccer," such as 1- to 2-in diameter rubber "bouncy" balls or ping pong balls; recommended quantity: 1 ball for every 4 student groups
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