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About andy

Dr. Andy Burton is a research fellow in the ISRG.

ELS10p1 – Eye Colours (NAO)

ELS10 Part 1 – Eye Colours (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The application (randomly) lights up the eyes in one of the following colours and NAO asks – “What colour are my eyes?”. This can be used with the example … Continue reading

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ELS07 – Find the card (EV3)

ELS07 – Find the card (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H Part 1 – A behaviour to make the EV3 ask the student to find an object from a set of objects. These objects are placed on cards in front of … Continue reading

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ELS08p1 – Distance from Sensor Demo (EV3)

ELS08p1 – Distance from Sensor Demo (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H – Also version using Ultrasonic sensor for EV3 Educational. The robot detects the distance of the closest object to its IR/US sensor. It plays a sound … Continue reading

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ELS08p2&3 – Measure and Speak Distance (EV3)

ELS08p2&3 – Measure and Speak Distance (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H. Also version using Ultrasonic sensor for EV3 Educational. The robot detects the distance of the closest object to its IR/US sensor. It speaks this distance rounded … Continue reading

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ELS09 Let’s do some exercises (EV3)

ELS09 – Exercises (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 do actions. Can be used with ELS09  from the curriculum document. It allows a teacher to command the robot to move in a number of … Continue reading

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ELS10 – Recognise and say the object/animal/colour (EV3)

ELS10 – Recognise and say the object/animal/colour (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H Three behaviours have been created: Part 1: Asks “What colour are my lights?” and then flashes the LEDS red, green or yellow for 5 seconds. … Continue reading

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ELS11 – Help me find the red ball (EV3)

ELS11 – Help me find the red ball (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The interaction may be used to make the robot ask the student to find the red ball. Robot can perform the following separate program: Program … Continue reading

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ELS10p2 – Recognise and say the animal/object (NAO)

ELS10 part 2 – Recognise and say the animal/object (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 This interaction can be used to get the robot to ask “What makes this noise?”, or “What goes like this?”. For further details see ELS10 in … Continue reading

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ELS12 – Navigate the bee to the flower (NAO)

ELS12 – Navigate the bee to the flower (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The student must navigate the robot by creating a sequence of instructions to get from one point to another. The trainer prints a set of … Continue reading

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ELS12 – Navigate the bee to the flower (EV3)

ELS12 – Navigate the bee to the flower (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The student must navigate the robot by creating a sequence of instructions to get from one point to another. The trainer prints a set … Continue reading

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ELS13 – Classify the objects (EV3)

ELS13 – Classify the objects  (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 speak questions asking a student to sort/classify objects or cards by criteria. Can be used with ELS13  from the curriculum … Continue reading

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ELS14 – Recognise Patterns (EV3)

ELS14 – Recognise Patterns  (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 speak questions asking a student to recognise patterns. Can be used with ELS14  from the curriculum document. It allows a teacher to … Continue reading

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ELS15 – Comparative sizes (EV3)

ELS15 – Comparative sizes  (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 speak questions asking a student to recognise the relative sizes of objects (bigger, smaller, biggest, smallest and medium sized). Can be used with … Continue reading

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ELS16 – Mimic Sequences of Sounds and Actions (EV3)

ELS16 – Mimic Sequences of Sounds and Actions(EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of behaviours to make EV3 do actions or sounds. The robot produces a sequence of two or more actions, using alternately sounds and movement (stepwise remote … Continue reading

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ELS16 – Mimic sequences of sounds and actions (NAO)

ELS16 – Mimic sequences of sounds and actions (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A set of behaviours to make NAO do exercises or make sounds. These can be strung together into sequences to test ability to remember and repeat. … Continue reading

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ELS17 – Recognise actions (EV3)

ELS17 – Recognise actions (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The student must recognise the actions on the verb picture cards. It can be delivered in a number of ways as described in ELS17 of the Edurob curriculum document, and … Continue reading

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ELS18 – Tell me a story (EV3)

ELS18 – Tell me a story (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H This interaction uses story telling cards and the robot is used to encourage the student to understand the storyline, and the sequence of events contained within. … Continue reading

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ELS 19 – Understanding and communication of directions (EV3)

ELS19 – Understanding and communication of directions (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H A set of interactions where students follow directions to move a robot, and name directions of movement from their own and the robot’s point of … Continue reading

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ELS17 –Recognise actions (NAO)

ELS17 –Recognise actions (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The student must recognise the actions on the verb picture cards. It can be delivered in a number of ways as described in ELS17 of the Edurob curriculum document, and summarised … Continue reading

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ELS20 – Move the robot using verbal instructions (EV3)

ELS20 – Move the robot using verbal instructions (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H In this interaction the student is asked to use verbal instructions to get the robot to move in certain ways as described below. The … Continue reading

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ELS21 – Improve Listening Skills by robot navigation (EV3)

ELS21 – Improve Listening Skills by robot navigation (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H In this interaction the student is asked to listen to verbal instructions and to then make the robot to move in certain ways as described below. The … Continue reading

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ELS22 – Interact with the robot and make choices (NAO)

ELS22 – Interact with the robot and make choices (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The student interacts with the robot by using remote control tablet interface or sensors on the robot itself. The student is asked to press the robots’ ‘foot’. … Continue reading

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ELS22 – Interact with the robot and make choices (EV3)

ELS22 – Interact with the robot and make choices (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The student interacts with the robot by using remote control, or tablet interface or sensors on the robot itself. The student is asked to press the … Continue reading

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Greet and Leave (EV3)

Greet and Leave (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The robot can offer randomised greet/welcome and leave/goodbye statements. The interaction may be used to welcome a student to a session and to say goodbyes at the … Continue reading

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Song and Dance

Song and Dance (NAO) Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 The NAO robot does a dance routine to a song (in this instance a short clip of the Balamory theme tune). It repeats the routine until the end of the … Continue reading

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Dances and Songs

Dances and Songs Choregraphe 2.1.4 for NAOqi version 2.1.4 A variety of dances have been sourced to be used as rewards for correct behaviours or responses in Special Educational Needs teaching scenarios. These are not created or owned by EDUROB, … Continue reading

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EV3 Follow

Follow (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H As the robot’s IR Remote is moved with a pressed toggle button (top button channel 1) the robot turns towards and moves towards the remote. This behaviour demonstrates that the robot can … Continue reading

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EV3 Brick Colours

Brick Colours (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The remote may be used to control the robot. Works with most builds where front of control brick is visible. Controls (Channel 1) Top left button – ask “What colour are my … Continue reading

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EV3 KRAZ3 build tweak

KRAZ3 build tweak The original build instructions for KRAZ3 can be found on the Lego website. The colour sensor is removed from underneath and placed on the left arm of the robot as shown in the images below. (Click images … Continue reading

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EV3 Full Remote

Full Remote (EV3) Lego Mindstorms EV3 v 1.2.1 for EV3 Firmware version 1.09H The infra red remote may be used to control the Kraz3 build of the robot when using the IR sensor. This could be used as a variation of the stepwise remote … Continue reading

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