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This challenge appeals to many students, including those who enjoy mechanical devices and those who are inspired by engineering activities that help people. Students incorporate a new element of hardware, the Me Micro Servo, into their robot.


  • Collect and use data to set levels in the code.
  • Practice writing code, uploading and running a program on mBot™, and troubleshooting code
    when problems arise.
  • Gain experience in engineering complex mechanisms.

Sensors and Equipment

This experiment features the following sensors and equipment. Additional equipment may be required.

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