LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base CommandDe (autor) James Floyd Kelly, Christopher Smith
en Limba Engleză Carte Paperback – 22 Dec 2011
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command is a book of challenge. It’s about challenging yourself to design and build robots to solve problems, tough problems. Taking a similar approach to best-selling LEGO author James Kelly’s other books, this book presents a series of four challenges in the setting of mankind’s first-ever manned base on the planet Mars. Each challenge begins with a backstory to set the scene. You’re given instructions for constructing a playing field, including devices that your eventual robot must manipulate. Your job is to build a robot that will execute the challenge and garner you the most points.
The book requires the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Education Resource Set. Scoring sheets are included that allow for the book’s use in educational and group settings. Teachers can base lesson plans around the different concepts taught in each challenge. Groups and clubs can choose to run mini-competitions in which teams or individuals compete against each other in a race to save the base. LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command is an excellent choice for an individual, a group, or a teacher wishing to learn about and have more fun with LEGO’s best-selling robotics platform.
Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.
- Plan B
- The Power Interrupt Device
- The Power Redirect
- The Solar Collector
- Synopsys and Rules: Plan B Challenge
- Storm Front
- The Lander Mark VII: Part I
- The Lander Mark VII: Part II
- Synopsys and Rules: Storm Front Challenge
- Internal Medicine
- Commander Evan's Hand: Part I
- Commander Evan's Hand: Part II
James Floyd Kelly is a professional writer from Atlanta, Georgia. He has written numerous books on multiple subjects, including LEGO robotics, open source software, and building your own CNC machine as well as a 3D printer. He is the editor-in-chief of the number one MINDSTORMS NXT blog, The NXT Step (TheNXTStep.com), where he is joined by fellow NXT experts who share their knowledge and designs with other robot fans around the world.
LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: Mars Base Command provides readers with a collection of eight challenges to complete—all centered around a Mars Base theme—by designing and building robots using the LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT kit.