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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book by Laurens Valk
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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book by Laurens Valk
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Jun 14, 2014 | ISBN 9781593275327

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Praise

“Hyper-detailed instructions—with full color, easy-to-read and understand illustrations—help budding enthusiasts navigate EV3 Kits with clear language and step-by-step directions.”
—School Library Journal

“Directions are mostly in the form of vivid and distinct images and diagrams…will definitely appeal to readers who like to learn by handling and tinkering with parts.”
—VOYA Magazine

“Whether you’re new to the EV3, a FLL coach, on a FLL team, or maybe your robot has been sitting for a while and you’re looking to breath new life into it, The LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Discovery Book is for you!”
—GeekMom

Table Of Contents

Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 1: Preparing Your EV3 Set
Chapter 2: Building Your First Robot
Chapter 3: Creating and Modifying Programs
Chapter 4: Working with Programming Blocks: Action Blocks
Chapter 5: Waiting, Repeating, My Blocks, and Multitasking
Part II: Programming Robots with Sensors
Chapter 6: Understanding Sensors
Chapter 7: Using the Color Sensor
Chapter 8: Using the Infrared Sensor
Chapter 9: Using the Brick Buttons and Rotation Sensors
Part III: Robot­-Building Techniques
Chapter 10: Building with Beams, Axles, Connector Blocks, and Motors
Chapter 11: Building with Gears
Part IV: Vehicle and Animal Robots
Chapter 12: Formula EV3: A Racing Robot
Chapter 13: ANTY: The Robotic Ant
Part V: Creating Advanced Programs
Chapter 14: Using Data Wires
Chapter 15: Using Data Operations Blocks and My Blocks with Data Wires
Chapter 16: Using Constants and Variables
Chapter 17: Playing Games on the EV3
Part VI: Machine and Humanoid Robots
Chapter 18: The SNATCH3R: The Autonomous Robotic Arm
Chapter 19: LAVA R3X: The Humanoid That Walks and Talks
Appendix A Troubleshooting Programs, the EV3 Brick, and Wireless Connections
Appendix B Creating On-Brick Programs

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