Thursday, May 29, 2014

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we have learned that making a robot is harder than it seams to be you need a lot of team work and responsibility. we learn that traction plays an important part  of the robots movement. we learn that the robots to work need to be programmed to do what you want and need them to do.

 

May 30 (Week 14)

Today we are making the final blog of the year. this week we had our last cart check of the year we got a 100% we went from a messy cart and hoarding to a clean cart and sharing. we are going to miss the robot.



Friday, May 23, 2014

May 23 (week 13)

We have solved a problem we had with not having enough traction.We have to get 10 runs and be judged today on traction, and weight. Hopefully we will get a good grade in this.




Monday, May 19, 2014

May 21 (Week13) Progress

we have changed our robot to fit what we are going to be graded for. This is a video and a picture to show how it looks.

video


The wrap around the tires are to give more traction 


Friday, May 16, 2014

May 16 (week 12)

We are done with the robot and are going to start our runs we hope to win at least one run of all the runs we are going to do.

Monday, May 12, 2014

May 12 (week 12)

We started started to make a robot for tug of war. To make the robot we need traction and weight , so that we don't get pulled that much.



Friday, May 9, 2014

MAY 9(WEEK 11)

Friday May 9

Since Monday we've been figuring out what are robot is gonna be like since we're being graded on gear ratio,weight, and traction . We have the traction thanks to shayla and Carlos is planning on bring weight so we can add them during the challenge.

Monday, May 5, 2014

May 5 (Week 11)

May 5 (week 11)

Unfortunately we couldn't do the racket ball lift challenge because things go more complicated like we couldn't get the wire for the claw didn't hold the ball inside, the arm part didn't go up all the way, and we had to change the arm sizes multiple times because it had to fit in the frame. We started taking the robot apart so we can do the tug of war challenge.

Friday, May 2, 2014

May 2(week 10)


 May 2(Week 10)
 So we did not get around to doing the ball challenge because we couldn't get the claw working properly, it cant hold the ball and the rod won't rotate in the motor so we plan on doin the challenge by the end of the week.






Monday, April 28, 2014

April 28


April 28(Week 10)
Masen taught us how to program the arm so all we need to do is fix the claw part and we're ready for the challenge. We got the arm and claw working and we're going to start practicing so we can get three balls in the racket.













Friday, April 25, 2014

APRIL 25th (WEEK 9)

Today we worked on making a counter balance for the arm so that the arm could raise up.