Getting the robot to drive

In this module students will:

  • Learn how to set power to the robot’s drivetrain

  • Understand the relationship between the motor efforts and the robot’s motion

  • Be introduced to motor encoders and how to use them to correct the robot’s motion

  • Use the pre-made drive, turn, and button functions

At the end of this module, students will be able to…

  • Control the robot’s basic motions

  • Understand the basics of while loops and exit conditions

  • Have familiarity with making and running functions

  • Break down a larger path into components and then convert into code