Jumping Frog NXT
This hopping frog is from Fay's book, "LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Z00".
Can you see what Fay has done to make the frog jump and give it forward propulsion? Can you also see what gives it stability and traction? (The frog can be made from one retail kit and a couple of inexpensive, non-LEGO parts).
(P.S. The small human on the left is our son).
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We just launched the challenges for our annual robotics competition. Students have six weeks to build and program their robots and compete. Take a look at what they're up against here:
Any experiences how the brick does cope with enduring agitation?
In the end, it's a rather delicate hop---certainly not anything more than experienced by the sumo-bots in competition.
My kids and I are certainly anxiously awaiting Feb. 1st when the book finally ships!