Section 2: The ROKduino SmartBlock
This lesson will familiarize students with the ROKduino SmartBlock. Students will learn what a microcontroller is and how it can be used to control a robotic system. Then, students will learn the difference between the programmable ROKduino SmartBlock and the remote-controlled Maker ROK-Bot.
1. Click the "Download All" button to download the following content for this lesson.
2. Unzip the downloaded folder on your computer to access the following:
Student Engineering Workbook
Example Sketch (Needs to be loaded to all ROKduino's prior to instruction).
Instructor Video - How to load example sketch to ROKduino's. Attention Instructors! Prior to instruction, upload Example Sketch to all ROKduino SmartBlocks that will be used.
Scientific & Engineering Practices
Asking questions and defining problems
Systems and system models