Week 5

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

How can we modify our robots to detect water in a simulated Mars environment?

Goal

To modify the robot for the mission of detecting water in a simulated Mars environment.

Activities

Sketch a robot with the location of various sensors noted

Modify the robot based on the sketch

Resources

Paper

Outcomes

A modified robot

Session 2

Questions

How can we program our robot for detecting water on the Mars simulation?

Goal

To devise strategies to help robot navigate on the Mars simulation

To write code based on the strategy

To debug when the programs run into trouble

Activities

Program the robot to navigate on the Mars simulation and detect water

Resources

Mars simulation

Outcomes

A plan for exploring Mars simulation using Lego robots