Category Archives: Robotic Recycling

Robotic Recycling

Goal: ​In honor of Earth Day, April 22, design a device to make recycling easier. A material sorter, a can crusher, a recycling bin that talks—whatever you think would help make the earth a greener place. A joint challenge with Dr. E’s MINDSTORMS Challenges.


Start date: April 1, 2016
Due date: April 30, 2016

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

Recology Plus

Robotics with Nina | Recology+ Miss Nina’s afterschool Lego robotics class (3rd and 4th graders) created San Francisco’s waste management system, Recology. This project was done over four 1-hour classes, so we powered via battery due to time constraints. We haven’t taken it apart yet, so we will be implementing both Scratch and WeDo programming […]

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