Part of Lesson Plan: Selecting Gears for VEX robots
Activity Overview / Details
Vex robot race video is cued up on the projector. The following questions are on the board: Why do these robots have different speeds? What specific mechanical factors might cause differences in speed?
As students enter the room they pick up their notebooks from the book shelf. As students sit and open their notebooks the video is started. After watching the video students brainstorm answers in pairs and write their answers in their notebooks.