Students will make creations with LEGO "WeDo" sets and connect them to Scratch Animations. Scratch is free software from MIT available at http://scratch.mit.edu.
We-Do Workshop for March 24th, 2012:
Gear Up and Down with a We-Do Theme Park! How do we use Gears to vary the speed of objects we want to Spin. Students will build Lego Models that employ motors and gears and discover how we can vary the speed and strength of rotating objects.
We-Do Theme Park (Swings, Merry Go Round, Tilt and Whirl . . .)
Motor Speed Control (Accelerate, De accelerate)
Gear Ratios, Torque, and Speed.