The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book: 181 Simple Machines and Clever Contraptions 1st Edition

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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book The LEGO BOOST Idea Book The LEGO BOOST Activity Book
The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Laboratory The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book The Art of LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Programming The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Idea Book The LEGO BOOST Idea Book The LEGO BOOST Activity Book
Author Daniele Benedettelli Laurens Valk Terry Griffin Yoshihito Isogawa Yoshihito Isogawa Daniele Benedettelli
Suggested age range 12+ 10+ 10+ 10+ 10+ 12+
Description Learn to build 5 cool robots that walk, drive, and dodge obstacles in this comic-filled lab guide. Beginner-friendly guide to 5 sophisticated EV3 robots. 150+ building and programming challenges to invent your own robots. Beginner-friendly guide to programming intelligent robots. Covers both the Home and Education editions of EV3. Visual guide to using the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 set to build 181 simple machines and contraptions. Visual guide showcasing 95 ways to build simple robots using the LEGO BOOST set. Hints and ideas included for creating your own models. Illustrated, step-by-step guide to the LEGO BOOST set. Program cool robots and test your robotics knowledge.
Builds include Wheeled robot, steering car robot, walking defense robot, and walking dinosaur Vehicles, animal robots, and humanoid robots Robots that react to different environments, navigate a maze, display drawings, and play Simon Says-style game Cars with real suspension, steerable crawlers, ball-shooters, and grasping robotic arms Robots that walk, crawl, use wheels, shoot objects, grip objects, and lift things Rover robot, BrickPecker, and CYBOT
Production description 432 pp. full color book; paperback 396 pp. full color book; paperback 276 pp. full color book; paperback 232 pp. full color book; paperback 264 pp. full color book; paperback 272 pp. full color book; paperback

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"Minimalistic but highly informative...encouraging young engineers to apply problem solving and creativity to the endless combinations of mechanics."
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Yoshihito Isogawa is a LEGO luminary with 46 years of building experience. In addition to running Isogawa Studio, Inc., he regularly holds LEGO workshops, lectures at schools and science museums, and creates LEGO models for events and exhibitions. He is the author of the popular LEGO Technic Idea Book series (No Starch Press), as well as other Japanese-language LEGO titles.

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4.0 out of 5 stars An excellent and simple way of getting more fun out of building Lego robots!
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