Robotics The Tech

Classroom Activities

Activity #1: Know your Gears!

In this activity, the student will learn about different LEGO gears that are used in the Botball and LEGO Mindstorm robot kits. At the conclusion of this activity, students will be able to distinguish between different gear sizes, shapes, and types.

Materials: 1 gear kit, pencil, paper

Procedure:
Each gear you see in your kit has a different number of teeth. Count the number of teeth on each gear and write them in the spaces below.

Largest gear______ Next largest _______ Next______ Smallest______


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