Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


build the process or business of constructing something.
computer an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
fun enjoyment, amusement, or lighthearted pleasure.
remote having very little connection with or relationship to.
gears equipment that is used for a particular purpose.
sensor a device which detects or measures a physical property and records, indicates, or otherwise responds to it.
arduino is an open-source hardware and software
vex robotics is a robotics competition for elementary through university students.
robot a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically.
mindstorms is a hardware software platform produced by Lego for the development of programmable robots based on Lego building blocks.
Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for teaching kids computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way.
autonomous having the freedom to govern itself or control its own affairs.
beams long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal spanning an opening or part of a building, usually to support the roof or floor above.
bushings a metal lining for a round hole, especially one in which an axle revolves.
connectors a thing which links two or more things together.
light the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible.
pegs a short cylindrical piece of wood, metal, or plastic, typically tapered at one end, that is used for holding things together, hanging things on, or marking a position.
programming the action or process of writing computer programs.
tower a tall, narrow building, either freestanding or forming part of a building such as a church or castle.
axles a rod or spindle (either fixed or rotating) passing through the center of a wheel or group of wheels.
belts a strip of leather or other material worn around the waist or across the chest, especially in order to support clothes or carry weapons.
command give an authoritative order.
control the power to influence or direct people's behavior or the course of events.
input what is put in, taken in, or operated on by any process or system.
motors a machine, especially one powered by electricity or internal combustion, that supplies motive power for a vehicle or for some other device with moving parts.
plates a flat dish, typically circular and made of china, from which food is eaten or served.
pulleys a wheel with a grooved rim around which a cord passes. It acts to change the direction of a force applied to the cord and is chiefly used (typically in combination) to raise heavy weights.
wheels a circular object that revolves on an axle and is fixed below a vehicle or other object to enable it to move easily over the ground.
batteries a container consisting of one or more cells, in which chemical energy is converted into electricity and used as a source of power.
bricks a small rectangular block typically made of fired or sun-dried clay, used in building.
download copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet.
language the method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way.
output the amount of something produced by a person, machine, or industry.
ports a town or city with a harbor where ships load or unload, especially one where customs officers are stationed.
rcx a Lego Mindstorms controller device.
software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
Created by: 375742
Popular Engineering sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards