Coding Club – Week 7 – Term 3

Marion PasiniLearning Information, Year 4, Year 5, Year 6

Week 7 of Coding Club involved the students finishing this term’s main project, a M&M sorter.

The M&M sorters are capable of scanning the colour of an object and communicating this information to a latch connected to a medium motor, moving in different directions depending on the colour detected.

The M&M sorter consisted of a conveyor belt, a latch and a colour sorter attachment.

In order to create their robot, the students made use of medium and large motors, colour sensors and a variety of gears.

The programming of the M&M sorter made use of switch, loop and wait blocks in a variety of different ways.

During the remaining weeks of the term, the students will be designing, building and programming their very own Sumo Wrestling Robot!

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