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VEX IQ and VEXcode series PPT-3

In this PowerPoint, we learn how to program the robot to drive forward and reverse, turn and also how to use its arm and claw. Feel free to download the PPT and use it in your classroom, as is, or add your own material. Click in the picture to download.

VEX IQ and VEXcode series PPT-2

In this PowerPoint we find and install the software. Update the firmware. Look at the user interface and how to use VEXcode. Write our first program and download it to the robot.

VEX IQ and VEXcode series PPT-1

Download the PowerPoints and use it in your club/classroom. Add / remove content as you wish. Save yourself a lot of work. I’m sure many teachers and coaches are short on time to create content. The PPTs contain everything you need to start with VEX IQ. There are pictures and […]

The VEX Robotics 2020 – 2021 Competitions are out

The new VEX IQ game is: Rise Above And the game for EDR V5 is: Change Up Have a look at the new games, start thinking and designing robots for the new season! Hopefully we’ll have a real competition next year, my heart goes out to all the teams who […]

VEXcode Blocks for VEX IQ

Are you a new robotics teacher in need of some pre-planned activities? Maybe you don’t even know where to start? Then this handbook is for you. It will take you from the very start, when you first open the box. Carefully explain what each part does, guide you through installing […]

We made a Paper Rocket Launcher

What started as a catapult for plastic balls, turned into a paper plane launcher. We designed a launcher with fast spinning wheels, then mounted it on a regular drive base. This made it look suspiciously like an army rocket launcher… Hence the name. At first we used the controller to […]

Another day in Robotics Class

My two young engineers are solving problems… The mission for today: Use the distance sensor to detect a block and stop the robot Use the color sensor to sort the blocks Green blocks to the right Blue blocks to the left Red blocks behind It looked easy, but there were […]

VEX IQ MonsterTruck

One of our little students wanted to make a Jeep, but because we couldn’t find a broken Jeep toy for the body, we ended up making a (Luxury) monster truck. Have a look, it was a super fun project…