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Should I use Dobots?

So which robots should I use in my classroom? Dobots? Lynxmotion? Rotrics? Fanuc? Great question! Jim and I use Dobot’s exclusively in our classrooms for many reasons. One of which is because we wrote the curriculum for them: Teach and Playback and Blockly. Below we have come up with some justification...

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06 Presentation-Dobot Blockly Hardware Connections

Download This presentation is meant to be an introduction to all of the different devices that can be interfaced with the Dobot Magician in terms of hardware. Both Jim and I suggest using this in the classroom as a student resource, rather than a presentation that you go over slide by slide;...

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14 Blockly-Curriculum

Download it! Introduction: This curriculum was designed to teach high school and college level students the basics of robotics, as used in industry, using the Dobot Magician, DobotStudio software, and the blockly programming language. Through these activities, you will also be able to make the...

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11 Blockly-Workcell Design

Download it! A robotic workcell is defined as the complete environment around a robot. This environment may include tools, machines and/or other robots.In this activity you will use a robot and a microcontroller system to recreate a workcell. Your workcell will incorporate all of the devices...

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10 Blockly-Handshaking Dobot to VEX

Download Often robotic arms need to communicate with other devices or controllers in a work cell, or factory. This is called HANDSHAKING and can be done between different machines, devices and robots. It is a very simple form of communication and is done with simple ones and zeros; or “ons” and...

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09 Blockly-VEX to VEX Handshaking

Download Often the process of handshaking goes beyond a robot’s need to communicate with another robot. In industry the process of have Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) communicate with each other, or Robotic arms can be just as simple as having two robots communicate. It is a very simple...

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08 Blockly-Arduino to Arduino Handshaking

Download Often the process of handshaking goes beyond a robot’s need to communicate with another robot. In industry the process of have Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) communicate with each other, or robotic arms can be just as simple as having two robots communicate. It is a very simple...

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07 Blockly-Dobot to Dobot Handshaking

Download Robotic arms need to communicate with other robots in a work cell, or factory. This is called HANDSHAKING and can be done between different machines, devices and robots. It is a very simple form of communication and is done with simple ones and zeros; or “ons” and “offs”. In this...

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06 Blockly-Start & Stop the Conveyor

Download Robotic arms need to communicate with each other as well as other peripherals such as conveyor belts or linear rails in order to move materials or products through stages of a work cell. In this activity you will learn how to program a robot to control a material conveyor. We will...

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