Today's topic: Move a specific distance forward

Move 50cm (20 inches) forward with the robot.

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  • 04 Feb 2017
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Your first program

There must be two lines on the floor – a start line and a finish line. The two lines should be 50 cm (20 inches) away from each other.

Make several attempts with your robot in order to adjust the settings at which it will travel that distance.

The idea is to experiment with the software. After you have experimented, we will show you our approach to the task.

 

English

Let's set the next task for the robot. Mark the starting position of the robot with an electrical tape or with some kind of a pencil or if you're on the floor just mark the starting position. And try to make the robot move exactly 50 cm if you are in a metric system. Or 20 in if you're in an imperial system. So, try to make the robot move exactly this distance. Take a measuring tape and measure it. So that you know the exact distance. Experiment with the block, run a few programs, try the different options in the software and make the robot move exactly 50 cm. Which is something like this. So, from here to here.

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