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LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure by James Floyd Kelly

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CHAPTER 14GrabberBot—Planning andDesign

Taking the suggestion from Chapter 13, this bot doesn't need to be quick but it does need to be simple. All we need is for the bot to move to the end of the tunnel, avoid knocking the scroll off its support legs, grab the scroll securely, and return to the tunnel entrance.

With those requirements in mind, let's move forward and develop a solution to this challenge.

GrabberBot Planning and Design

If you'd like to skip ahead to Chapter 15 and take a look at my final solution for the GrabberBot, feel free. Right now, I can imagine numerous bots that could be built to retrieve that scroll, and I'm sure you can, too. Get out a blank Design Journal page and a pen—your goal for this challenge is to develop an ...

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