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Robotics

vocabulary

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 design or adjust the gears in a machine to give a specified speed or power output.
Sensor a device which detects or measures a physical property and records, indicates, or otherwise responds to it.
Arduino is an open-source hardware
Vex Robotics a robotics competition for elementary through university students
Robot machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically
Mindstorms a series of programmable robotics kits
Edison Robot is a powerful, engaging tool for teaching kids computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way
Makeblock to control their robots through fun & visual programming.
Autonomous denoting or performed by a device capable of operating without direct human control.
Beams (of a light or light source) shine brightly.
Bushing a metal lining for a round hole, especially one in which an axle revolves.
Connectors a device for keeping two parts of an electric circuit in contact.
Gears design or adjust the gears in a machine to give a specified speed or power output.
Light an area of something that is brighter or paler than its surroundings.
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.
Progamming is the process of taking an algorithm and encoding it into a notation
Robot machine—especially one programmable by a computer— capable of carrying out a complex series of actions automatically
Tower rise to or reach a great height.
Axles a rod or spindle (either fixed or rotating) passing through the center of a wheel or group of wheels.
Belts move quickly in a specified direction.
Command give an authoritative order.
Control the base from which a system or activity is directed.
Input put (data) into a computer.
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 complete denture or orthodontic appliance.
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.
Sensors a device which detects or measures a physical property and records, indicates, or otherwise responds to it.
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 other electronic device that has completely ceased to function
Computer an electronic device for storing and processing data, typically in binary form, according to instructions given to it in a variable program.
Download copy (data) from one computer system to another, typically over the Internet.
Language a system of communication used by a particular country or community.
Output the amount of something produced by a person, machine, or industry.
Ports a transfer of software from one system or machine to another.
RCX a Lego Mindstorms controller device.
Software the programs and other operating information used by a computer.
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