LEGO ROBOTICS ROCKET LAUNCH
Mrs. Bickel says when  ready to launch.We can do it a again.

Go get the rocket out in the foot ball field.Linda Hamilton sets up Rover.Rocket is on other side of fence.

Through a NASA k12 grant, Linda Hamilton has been aiming toward student modeling of Mars missions.  With the LEGO Red Rover model of a Mars rover for teleoperating the next step is to be able to bring back pieces of Mars.

Mrs. Bickel has had her classes learning about space.
She has gotten rockets ready for the end of the unit.


Inside the class room is the computer with the Red Rover program that has the
controls for the LEGO Rover and the camera.

The camera and Rover go outside the window.


The LEGO rover presses down on the launcher.
 

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The rocket is on the inside of the fence of the track and football field.


 
The view from outside, inside and from the camera view on the computer.
 

The LEGO Red Rover project at Davis Creek Elementary has reached to Barboursville Middle and to Big Creek High.
Now the schools will be working together to launch rockets and many more science projects.
 


THIS ROBOT SET OFF THE ROCKET!!
 
 


This little rover has been our test rover for checking out the internet connection from Davis Creek Elementary to Barboursville Middle.



NOTE: THE NEWS AND THE ENTIRE SCHOOL SAW ROCKET LAUNCHES

March 28, 2001
Linda Hamilton
hamilton@marshall.edu
LEGO Links of Linda Hamilton http://www.marshall.edu/LEGO/
2000-2001