20160524 Science Class: Introduction to Apple/Carrot Peeling Machine Design Science with DIY Science Projects
Kids looked at how an automatic peeler works. They tried to make a model of a peeling machine. Most kids found that the motors they have used are not strong enough to support spinning the apply or the carrot. But there was a cute video of Nile's working!
In this week's coding class we discussed program threads and how Lego Mindstorms software allows kids to create multi-threaded programming. The kids finished building the Znap robot from instructions and then started programming it with only the rough outline that was written on the board as a guide. They need to use multiple loops, variables, and a new loop interrupt instruction.
這星期我們探討了電腦程式裡的multi-threading功能，利用Lego Mindstorms的程式設計軟體，孩子們練習了multiple loops, variables, 還有 loop interrupt。