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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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Dobot Survey For Educators

Dear educators and Dobot users, @DobotArm wants to hear from you. Please take our short survey and let us know your experience of getting Dobot’s educational solutions. And with those words, Dobot is asking for your opinion! When do you get the chance to make your opinion count? Not often!...

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Where do you get the Dobot handshaking wires?

Question: I’m teaching CIM for the first time in a few years and am a bit rusty. I’m getting ready to start using the Dobots. I don’t remember this 4 wire piece that goes into the breadboard. I know I have a lot of 3 pronged ones from vex. Do you know what it’s called and where I can get one?...

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01 T&P Robot Axis & Movement

Download Activity Download Blank Field Template Jointed arm robots are useful for many different tasks because of its range of motion and degrees of freedom. In this activity you will learn how to move a robotic arm in many different ways and write a program to make the robot write the word...

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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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