Create robots and other mechanical devices with UBTECH's Jimu Robots kit. This book shows you the high potential for STEM learning with the Jimu Robots, hardware, and software. You'll design a basic and walking creation and bring to life robots of your own.
As UBTECH expands their Jimu Robots into the hands of STEM learners and teachers, this book serves as its official companion, providing an introduction to the Jimu Robots wide range of capabilities. In short, The UBTECH Jimu Robots Builder's Guide
provide inspiration and innovative potential to existing users and those who are into the growing tech/maker trend of Jimu Robots.
What You'll Learn
Who This Book Is For
- Use all the latest Jimu Robot pieces and kits
- Apply practical instructions to build creative Jimu Robot models
- Improve STEM education with Jimu Robots
- Assemble creations that users can control via smartphone or tablet
Educators, makers, tinkerers, and STEM participants
Mark Rollins has written six books for Apress, three of them about LEGO. Mark worked at Wal-Mart and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories before deciding to devote himself to being a full-time writer. Since then, he has written for many tech and gadget blogs including coolest-gadgets.com, gadgetell.com, gamertell.com and many other journals that have since gone online. In 2009, he started his own tech and gadget blog known as www.TheGeekChurch.com. In addition to his career in tech, Mark recently wrote a science fiction/fantasy known as The Labyrinth House, and he intends to write the next two books in the trilogy. He currently lives in Pullman, Washington with his wife and three children where he also works part-time at Washington State University helping other student writers.
Chapter 1: Jimu Robots in STEM EducationChapter Goal: This chapter discusses STEM Education, and it will probably be the shortest, but will give a basic introduction to the UBTECH Jimu Robots.A) What is STEM?B) How STEM Helps Children/Students LearnC) How Jimu Robots Can Help
Chapter 2: Jimu Robots KitsChapter Goal: This is where we talk about the basic Jimu robot kits, and what kind of pieces that they have. A) Main Parts 1) Main Control Box 2) Robotic Servo MotorsB) Other Parts 1) Character Parts 2) Fasteners 3) Connectors
Chapter 3: Jimu Robots SoftwareChapter Goal: Now that the pieces are fully introduced, the user can be introduced to the software that can make things move. A) What the program can do for the userB) How to use it to create Jimu Robots Creations
Chapter 4: Designing a Basic CreationChapter Goal: This chapter details how to create a basic creation with wheels. A) Basic vehicle controlsB) How to use the infrared sensor.
Chapter 5: Designing a Walking CreationChapter Goal: The Servo motors can allow the user to do some interesting walking creations, and there are many ways to do accomplish that. This chapter shows how to make one with two legs, four legs, and more!A) Using Servo Motors as LegsB) Creating a walk cycle programC) Using the infrared sensor
Chapter 6: The Robotic ArmChapter Goal: In this particular chapter, I will discuss how to create a robotic arm. A) How to Construct the Robotic ArmB) Using Servos for Control
Chapter 7: Creating the Robot TransformerChapter Goal: This chapter will detail how to create a construction that can drive like a car and shift into a robot like the classic Hasbro toy.A) How to create a TransformerB) Using the Servos for Control