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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure by James Floyd Kelly

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CHAPTER 6StringBot—Planningand Design

What's needed to solve this latest challenge is a bot that can move along a string, carry a small object, drop that object at a specific location, and return for another object to do it all over again. In this chapter, we're going to figure out how to make that happen.

Design and Planning

I'm sure I didn't fool you by reversing the words in the section title. Since you are no longer scared by the phrase "planning and design," I'm just a little worried you might become a little bored with it and try to skip it. So I'm going to shake it up a bit in this chapter . . . challenge you a little bit to come up with something truly unique. The jar isn't going to magically fill with pebbles, so you've got some work ...

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