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Tool For School

Goal: Make a tool to aid you at school—a robotic pencil holder, a calculator, a lunch box—whatever you think will help make you a successful scholar. This is a joint WeDo/MINDSTORMS challenge!


Start Date: October 1, 2017
Due Date: November 5, 2017

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 worked really hard on my Pencil Bot, many failures and many successes.  I learned that having too much can be just as bad as having too little.  In other words, when I was trying to use too many motors my program kept kept switching the motors around and I kept having to start over. […]

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