The Design and Implementation of an Open-source Programmable Bot for Educational Purposes
Keywords:Educational Robotics, 3D-modelling, STEM, Arduino
AbstractThe ubiquity and an established framework for using open-source electronics and 3D prototyping platforms have enhanced the ways educational robotics (ER) is introduced. Low entry-level, a wide range of peripheral modules and 3D designs alleviate approaching the subject. Nevertheless, the relative ease such systems aim to provide tends to obscure the underlying machinery and basic principles. In this regard, the present article describes designing and implementing a simple programmable Arduino-based bot with a particular accent on the underpinning principles' exposition.
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