Wednesday, 26 February 2020

Week 6 - Driving and Cover Design.

Today more work on the design happened. We are investigating 3D printing a cover. We started to practice some of the events. 

Marlo  today we practiced more driving of the robot, spoke about the events and finished the design of the Pinamite on tinkercad.
Charlotte today we were put into groups and one finishing the robot design the other practising driving the robot.
Ruben today we got the tinkercad project ready for printing and the other group drove the robot around.
Ivy Today we practised driving the robot for the competition and talked about the different events. The other group finished the robot design for the Pinamites
Thomas Today half of the club practiced with the robot and the other half designed the template for the cover on the robot.
Elisa we drove a robot and we saw and talked about a few of the events

Monday, 10 February 2020

Week 5 - Names, Designs and Driving

This week we voted on the design and team name...

After a close competition we are now called Pinamite! 

Here are some of our designs...


After a vote on all the different design ideas and, to keep with the theme of Disaster Area, we will using a design of an exploding raspberry. 

Starting to practice.

Design team finalising the look.

Practicing for th eco-disaster challange.

Charlotte - Today we voted for the design and name for our robot, then we got split into 2 groups, one designing and working on the robot, the other practiced driving the robot around the room.

Marlo - first, were voted on the team name and robot design, and then we split into groups: improving the design and driving. :) ^_^

Molly - We voted on the design name and look: Pinamite and the split up into two groups, designers and drivers..

Monday, 3 February 2020

Week 4 - Designs and Building robots....

This week....

Charlotte - Today, we re assembled the robot and began to try to drive it.

Marcus - Today, we disassembled the robot and then put it back together again and also started learning how to drive it.

Molly - We built a robot using instructions and also got to control it with a controller thingy! My group made an obstacle course for it to drive through using pens and chairs and foam swords and axes.

Week 3 - More python and adding keyboards.

Today we....

Tianyou  - today we messed around with some code, explaining what all of the bits meant and what the program did.
Ruben - We also ran a program to list the devices.

Our team this year!