Students make a car from Lego powered by a littleBits circuit with a light sensor. They also make a comic from the process.
The goal of this little project is to understand the basics of littleBits circuits.
Duration: 2 hours
Middle School (ages 11-13)
MODULES & ACCESSORIES USED (7)
STEP 1 : Build the Lego car.
Build the car with some Lego Technic bricks.
STEP 2 : Build the circuit.
Build the circuit like on the picture.
STEP 3 : Place the circuit in the car.
Build the circuit in to the Lego Car
STEP 4 : Test the car with the light sensor.
Switch the light sensor from light mode to dark mode and see what happened. Also test the sensivity of the sensor.
STEP 5 : Make a comic
Students make a comic from the construction process. The comic is made with the Book Creator app on an iPad.
STEP 6 : Building instructions
Building instructions can be find here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/7j88j2b2ye896rx/Lego%20auto%20%2B%20littleBits%20bouwplan-v2.0.pdf?dl=0