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Percussion Playtime

Goal: Clash clang boom bang! Create a percussion instrument for Dr. E’s band. Drums, cymbals, xylophone, bells—any type of percussion instrument is welcome. This is a joint challenge with Dr. E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges.


Start Date: March 1, 2018
Due Date: March 31, 2018

Rules: You may use only the sensors and motors from the WeDo 2.0 kit, the original WeDo kit, or the LEGO BOOST kit. However, you are welcome to use multiple WeDo kits, BOOST kits, additional LEGO pieces, and non-LEGO materials. 


 I got my idea for building a drum because my grandfather used to play the drum for us at night. Also, my brother has a bongo set.  We made our mallet heavy so it could make loud noises like a drum.  Someties the mallet was a lttle too heavy and fell off.  

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