The Physics with Robotics book turns practical physics investigations into reality, inspiring students to create more project ideas for LEGO® MINDSTORMS®. The book supports instruction that introduces or reinforces physics. For teachers new to robotics, the following primers are included: hardware and software resources, classroom organization and student management, LEGO building strategies, basic programming, and data-logging techniques using sensors.
Included are more than 20 classroom-tested activities covering topics such as force and motion, energy, vibrations and waves, and electricity and magnetism.
The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education NXT Base Set and LEGO MINDSTORMS Education NXT Software are recommended. Many activities also support ROBOLAB™ software for use with NXT and RCX bricks.