The plan was to use gears and pulleys.
The rotating stage uses both. A curtain was made to open and close
using pulleys and later a motor was added with gears. An audience
was made and places for people to sit were built that included a balcony.
Family members of Marshall University professors
get together to do LEGO projects as one of the interest groups of Marshall
Family Life Association. It was been a way to introduce more of the
k12 community to the math/science projects Linda Hamilton does in part
with a NASA k12 outreach grant.
Two cranes and a plane were made by the "About
August 30, 1998
The about five year olds used LEGO
Toolos to build a way to get to school.
The black and white Quick Cam from Davis
Creek Elementary catches the images of the machines.
A group with two different
ages worked on different parts of a project that turned out to be a theater
for a play.
View Front Behind Stage
This idea was used again.
October 15, 1998
The Robotics have come in!
The next Saturdays have been on Robotics.
robot really turns fast.
Click picture for more robotics
at Davis Creek Elementary.
So far, five math professors, seven Marshall
University Students, and more than sixteen young students have built LEGO
projects this fall.
The camera is used to "see" where the
rover is driving. This is the black and white camera used for some
of the pictures.
The radio controlled car has a fiber optics
robot attached that lights up as the car moves.
The kitty follows the light.
projects at the MUFLA picnic.
Candy dispensing machine
Green house with conveyor for automatic fertilizing
The elevator is programmed to run a marble
back up to the top of the track.
Robots made at Marshall University often travel
Davis Creek Elementary for their pictures.
Thank you Mrs. Simon
at Davis Creek
LEGO Links of Linda Hamilton
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