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4-H Robotics

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Club Resources: 

The following resources are available for checkout through your local county 4-H agent.


Cloverbud Resources:

WeDo kit for 8 yr olds
LEGO© Education WeDo Robotics Kits for use with Cloverbuds
(5-8 years old):

wedo kit
LEGO© Education WeDo Software v1.2 and Activity Pack

Junior 4-H'er Resources:

LEGO© MINDSTORMS Education NXT Base Set for use with Junior 4-H’ers (9-13 years old)

LEGO© MINDSTORMS Education NXT Software 2.1

LEGO© MINDSTORMS Education Resource Set

Senior 4-H’er Resources:


TETRIX Education Base Set for use with Senior 4-H’ers (14-18 years old)



LabVIEW Software: 


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Robot C:


C2SN Network:

Robot Virtual Worlds:

NXT Video Trainer 2.0 DVD



Online Preview:

Introduction to Mobile Robotics DVD

Online Tutorials for Tetrix: 

Getting Started with Tetrix

Tetrix Getting Started Guide


On AxleBot’s Book Shelf:

The Art of LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT-G Programming by Terry Griffin




The LEGO© MINDSTOrMS NXT Idea Book: Design, Invent, and Build
by Martijm Boogaarts, Jonathan A. Daudelin, Brian L. Davis and Jim Kelly



The LEGO© Mindstorms  NXT Zoo! An Unofficial, Kid-Friendly Guide to Building Robotic Animals with the LEGO© Mindstorms NXT by Fay Rhodes


Robots Alive! Endangered Species (LEGO© Mindstorms NXT) by Fay Rhodes



NXT One-Kit Creatures: Five Designs for the LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT 1.0 or NXT 2.0 Kit by Fay Rhodes




LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure by James Floyd Kelly



LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0: The King’s Treasure by James Floyd Kelly



LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT One-Kit Wonders: Ten Inventions to Spark Your Imagination by James Floyd Kelly



STEM with VERNIER and LEGO© MINDSTORMS NXT Vernier Adapters and Sensors

Exploring Energy with Toys by Beverley Taylor



Doyle and Fossey Science Detectives Series:
            Case of the Mossy Lake Monster
            Case of the Crooked Carnival
            Case of the Terrible T. rex
            Case of the Graveyard Ghost
            Case of the Barfy Birthday



Meg Mackintosh Series:
            The Case of the Missing Babe Ruth Baseball
            The Case of the Curious Whale Watch
            The Mystery at the Medieval Castle
            The Mystery in the Locked Library
            The Mystery at the Soccer Match
            The Mystery on Main Street
            The Mystery at Camp Creepy
            Meg Mackintosh and the State Fright Secret

Meg Mackintosh Solves Seven American History Mysteries


Ricky Ricotta Series:
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Mecha-Monkeys from Mars
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Voodoo Vultures from Venus
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Mutant Mosquitoes from Mercury
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Jurassic Jackrabbits from Jupiter
Ricky Ricotta’s Mighty Robot vs. the Uranium Unicorns from Uranus