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Lego Mindstorms Nxt 2.0: The King's Treasure

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Follow the adventures of Evan and his archaeologist uncle as they explore for treasure from an ancient kingdom. Help them succeed by building a series of five robots using LEGO's popular MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 robotics kit. Without your robots, Evan and his uncle are doomed to failure and in grave danger. Your robots are the key to their success in unlocking the secret of The King's Treasure

In this sequel to the immensely popular book, LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure, you get both an engaging story and a personal tutorial on robotics programming. You?ll learn about the motors and sensors in your NXT 2.0 kit. You?ll learn to constructively brainstorm solutions to problems. And you?ll follow clear, photo-illustrated instructions that help you build, test, and operate a series of five robots corresponding to the five challenges Evan and his uncle must overcome in their search for lost treasure.Provides an excellent series of parent/child projects Builds creative and problem-solving skills Lays a foundation for success and fun with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0

Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color. What you?ll learn Build working robots using the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 kit Constructively brainstorm solutions to challenging problems Troubleshoot when your robots do not work as you expect Design with a repeatable method, not randomly Document your designs using the Design Journal Worksheet Program your robots using the NXT-G graphical programming language Who this book is for

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0: The King's Treasure is written for children ages 10 and up who want to learn to design, build, and operate robots using LEGO's immensely popular MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 robotics kit. The book leads readers through a series of five projects centered on an engaging story line. It can be read by kids alone, or it can provide the spark for a wonderful series of parent/child activities. Teachers and FIRST LEGO League leaders can use the book teach NXT 2.0 programming, and will find complete instructions for building five sample robots and creating five programs. Table of Contents Turns and Tricks Mazerunner?Planning and Design MazeBot?Build It MazeRunner?Program It Swing and Switch RopeSwinger?Design and Planning RopeSwinger?Build It RopeSwinger?Program It Hook and Pull RingTosser?Design and Planning RingTosser?Build It RingTosser?Program It Rock and Roll RampRider?Design and Planning RampRider?Build It RampRider?Program It Grab and Release ZipLiner?Design and Planning ZipLiner?Build It ZipLiner?Program It Treasure and Discovery

Synopsis:

LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0: The Kings Treasure is sequel to one of the most popular books on the market about LEGO robotics programming, one that has sold well over 7000 units: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure. This sequel continues the successful and engaging formula from the first book, and applies it to the process of learning the next generation, MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 robotics kit due this fall.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781430224914
Author:
Kelly, James Floyd
Publisher:
Apress
Subject:
Software Development & Engineering - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Robotics
Subject:
Software Engineering-General
Edition Description:
New
Series:
Technology in Action
Publication Date:
20091131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
321
Dimensions:
9.26x7.64x.89 in. 1.09 lbs.

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Computers and Internet » Artificial Intelligence » Robotics
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » General

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"Synopsis" by , LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0: The Kings Treasure is sequel to one of the most popular books on the market about LEGO robotics programming, one that has sold well over 7000 units: LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure. This sequel continues the successful and engaging formula from the first book, and applies it to the process of learning the next generation, MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 robotics kit due this fall.
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