Writing programs is easy.
It involves stringing icons together in a particular sequence or order. Together, all the icons make up the program.
The order of the icons in the program depends on what you want the cart to do.
Each icon represents a particular instruction so that program become a collection of instructions to the robot.
Designers of Robolab have tried to create icons or pictures that look like the function they represent. Understanding the meaning of these icons will greatly improve your programming skills.
Useful Icons and their Meanings
|Turns on the motor attached to port A in forward direction|
|Turn on the lamp attached to port B|
|Continue the present actions for 4 seconds|
|Start the program|
|Turn off all motors and lamps attached to ports A, B and C|
|2 icons strung together|
What have to do!
Only do Task 1 in your Progress Grid Extensions