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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure by James Floyd Kelly

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CHAPTER 2ExploroBot—Planning andDesign

In this chapter you're going to learn (drum-roll, please—cue the announcer) . . . A PLANNING AND DESIGN PROCESS!

Please don't let the words scare you. Yes, "planning and design process" sounds boring, but I promise that you'll have fun with this chapter. I know you're ready to start putting pieces together to build a bot, but if you take some time and go through these P&D chapters, you'll be building and programming your own robots in less time, with fewer mistakes.

So, let's get started. That tomb door is still locked, and you're going to need the ExploroBot to open it.

The ExploroBot

Do you have a picture of the ExploroBot in your mind already? If so, I'll bet that it doesn't look exactly like the one ...

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