Junkbots

Pre-session Activity

Time: 1 hour

 

Each person is to collect 'junk' such as :

  • drinks can (for the body of the robot),
  • straws and old pencils (for the 'legs').
  • Any other junk they feel is appropriate this could include wheels or bits off old toys.

 

For the junk collected describe why you think these are appropraite?

The Basic Task

You are going to look at building a robot that can take a junk that starts just in front of the robot into a containment area, which is marked with a black line, and leave the junk in there.