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Robotics

TermDefinition
Build construct (something, typically something large) by putting parts or material together over a period of time.
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 a remote control device.
Gears one of a set of toothed wheels that work together to alter the relation between the speed of a driving mechanism (such as the engine of a vehicle or the crank of a bicycle) and the speed of the driven parts (the wheels).
Sensor a device which detects or measures a physical property and records, indicates, or otherwise responds to it.
Arduino an open-source hardware and software company.
Vex Robotics 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 the third generation robotics kit in Lego's Mindstorms line.
Edison Robot The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for teaching kids computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way.
Makeblock mBlock is a graphical programming environment based on Scratch 2.0 Open Source Code that makes it easy to program Arduino projects and create interactive applications.
Autonomous functioning independently.
Beams a style of robotics that primarily uses simple analogue circuits, such as comparators.
Bushings 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 continuous band of material used in machinery for transferring motion from one wheel to another.
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 cover (a metal object) with a thin coating or film of a different metal.
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 a place where power or information leaves a system.
Ports a connection point or interface between a computer and an external or internal device.
RCX a Lego Mindstorms controller device.
Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
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