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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 Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. ... To do so you use the Arduino programming language (based on Wiring), and the Arduino Software (IDE), based on Processing.
Vex Robotics The VEX Robotics Competition is a robotics competition for elementary through university students. It is a subset of VEX Robotics, which is in turn a subset of Innovation First International.
Robot (especially in science fiction) a machine resembling a human being and able to replicate certain human movements and functions automatically.
Mindstorms Lego Mindstorms EV3 is the third generation robotics kit in Lego's Mindstorms line. It is the successor to the second generation Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 kit. The "EV" designation refers to the "evolution" of the Mindstorms product line.
Edison Robot The Edison robot is a powerful, engaging tool for teaching kids computational thinking and computer programming in a hands-on way. ... Not just a remote-controlled robot, Edison can: Respond to light and sound. Follow lines and avoid obstacles.
Makeblock mBlock is a graphical programming environment based on Scratch 2.0 Open Source Code that makes it easy to program Arduino projects. Makeblock App. Users can use Makeblock App to control their robots through fun & visual programming.
Autonomous (in Kantian moral philosophy) acting in accordance with one's moral duty rather than one's desires.
Beams A ray or shaft of light.
Bushings A sleeve that and protects an electric cable where it passes through a panel.
Connectors A thing which links two or more things together.
Light Provide with light or lighting; illuminate.
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 structure that houses machinery, operators, etc.
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 A switch or other device by which a machine is regulated.
Input A place where, or a device through which, energy or information enters a 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 machine or structure having a wheel as its essential part.
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 object.
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 An inland town or city whose connection to the coast by a river or other body of water enables it to act as a port.
RCX A Lego Mindstorms controller device.
Software The programs and other operating information used by a computer.
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