Activities/TurtleBots

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TurtleBots is TurtleBlocks with some robot plugins: Butiá, Lego NxT, Lego WeDo, FollowMe

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Support for this activity is provided by the developer at butia@fing.edu.uy

Butiá

Project Butiá aims to create a simple and inexpensive platform to enable students from public high schools, in coordination with teachers and inspectors of Secondary Education, to learn the programming of robots' behavior.

Butia.jpg

Project Butia Homepage (in Spanish)

Flickr Photostream

Wiki (in Spanish)

The kit comprises:

   1 Arduino Mega PCB or Usb4butia PCB (PIC 18F4550).
   2 Motors Dinamixel AX-12A.
   1 Kit of sensors.
   1 Battery pack.
   1 Shield v1.0.
   1 Buffer plate and 2 idler wheels.
   1 Chasis, support for sensores and 2 acrylic wheels.
   1 Power switch and 1 power jack cut.
   Many screws, nuts and washers.
   Several cables for sensors, and motors.
   1 USB Cable.

Lego NxT

See Activities/Turtle_Art#LEGO_NxT

Lego WeDo

See Activities/Turtle_Art#WeDo

FollowMe

See Activities/Turtle_Art#FollowMe