Robotics with the Boe-Bot

This text contains programs, activities, projects and contests that are designed to be used with the Parallax Boe-Bot robot.  Get acquainted to your Boe-Bot's servos and learn how to navigate using phototransistors, infrared, and whiskers, and more with this fun and immersive tutorial series.  Available in print or as a free PDF download.

Covered Topics Include:

  • Your Boe-Bot robot's Brain
  • Your Boe-Bot's Servo Motors
  • Assemble and Test Your Boe-Bot robot
  • Boe-Bot Navigation
  • Tactile Navigation with Whiskers
  • Light Sensitive Navigation with Photoresistors
  • Navigating with Infrared Headlights
  • Robot Control with Distance Detection

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