Introduction to Robotics Using the Boebot and the Basic Stamp Microcontroller

 

8-week introduction to robotics based on the popular Boebot and Basic Stamp microcontroller.   This class takes a behavioral robotics approach.

 

Week

Topic

1

Continuously rotating servo motors, Robot assembly, Robotic Motion

2

Robotic navigation 1: tactile sensors

3

Robotic “behavior”

4

Robotic navigation 2: Light sensors

5

Light sensitive response, “Behavior”

6

Robotic navigation 3: infrared sensors

7

Final Project

8

Final Project

 

You are welcome to use the equipment we have in the lab for free.  However you may also want to buy your own.  This will run you about $82 plus tax and shipping, purchased from parallax.com (Look at their Item 28124 if you already have a basic stamp).