Getting to Know the NXT Sensors

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Introduction

In this lesson students will learn what each of the tools on the NXT Brick Interface are and learn how to identify each of the sensors. The sensors that they will learn in this lesson will be the Sound Sensor, Reflective Light Sensor, touch sensor and the Ultrasonic Light Sensor.

Lesson Time

Bell Work
5 Minutes
Video
30 Minutes
Assessment
30 Minutes
Total Lesson Time
35 Minutes

Industries / Subjects / Grades

Industries / Pathways
  • Engineering & Architecture Engineering & Architecture

Standards and Objectives

Standards

California's 2008 CTE Standards (1)

Related Instructional Objectives (SWBAT...)

  • Students will identify the tools on the interface of the NXT brick.·
  • Students will learn how to identify each of the sensors.·
  • Students will learn how to identify how the motors run.
  • Students will learn how to turn on the NXT brick.
  • Students will learn how to turn off the NXT brick.

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