ROBOTC Curriculum for TETRIX and LEGO Mindstorms uses the base materials for the LEGO Mindstorms but adds on TETRIX-specific lessons as well as dozens of PDF files to teach the TETRIX platform.
Online versions can be accessed for free at the Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy site and is also available for purchase in a disc format.
Teachers will find a robust multi-media curriculum for the full range of ROBOTC programming activities. Step-by-step lessons cover the fundamentals of building and basic robotic movements through more complex robot behaviors using the touch and ultrasonic sensors. Many examples of commented code are provided to reinforce ROBOTC programming concepts such as loops, thresholds and timers.
Many challenges are included to build friendly competition into the learning process! Teachers will find classroom-ready quizzes an important teaching tool to test students’ comprehension.
Take advantage of over 300 pages of printed lessons that you can use in your classroom or for self-paced individual training. These documents support the videos that are included in the Teaching ROBOTC for LEGO Mindstorms: