Week 1: Saturday


We’re working on prototypes to see how we can lift different game pieces.2015/01/img_0449.jpg

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We’ve made some design decisions for how to grip game pieces already, so we’re moving forward.

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We had a lot of good driver practice

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And we worked hard to get a camera working so we can see what the robot sees.

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Our lunch was amazing, thanks so much to the parents for keeping us so well fed.

We found a “noodle agreement contract” online, but then found out that the rules had changed, so the contract is null and void.

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Our electrical system is coming along.

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We are wiring up joysticks to see what the differences are between xbox controllers and joysticks.

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We’re buying some components online, and hoping for a fast delivery.

Our field building crew bought materials today.

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We’ll be laying things out on Monday. Things were a bit busy today, as a political party was in the school electing their candidate.

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We’re doing lots of math and physics to see what motors we need to do what we want to do.

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We’re also considering possibilities of a “water game”….because some of us think that it might happen.

There was a burst of excitement at the end of the meeting when programmers exclaimed that PID control seems like it’s starting to work!

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Work resumes Monday at 5.

Edited to add: congratulations to the hard working Chairman’s team for having almost completed the first draft of the essay.

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One Response to Week 1: Saturday

  1. Katrina says:

    Aww chairmans team didn’t make the blog 😦
    We got our draft almost done!

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