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Title: Calibrating SAM
Url: http://www.mathmachines.net/Activities/calibrating_sam/index.htm
Creator: Chaney, Robert
Publisher: Math Machines
Sinclair Community College
Description: In this lesson from Math Machines, students will learn about stepper motors and how they are controlled with calculators. SAM (short for Science and Mathematics) is a calculator-controlled stepper motor robot. Students will learn to make SAM move forward, turn, and follow a path. A participant handout (including worksheet) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to calculator programs are also included.
LC Classification: Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Mathematics -- Study and teaching. Research -- Special teaching methods and aids -- Other methods, A-Z -- Calculators
Social sciences -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Industries. Land use. Labor -- Special industries and trades -- Mechanical industries -- Machinery -- Special products, A-Z -- Stepping motors
Technology -- Mechanical engineering and machinery -- Mechanical devices and figures. Automata. Ingenious mechanisms. Robots (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Engineering
Mathematics -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Mathematics -- Applied mathematics
Vocational Education -- Technical
Key Concept: Computer science -- Robotics
Mathematics -- Real-world applications
Mechanical engineering -- Machine design
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2004
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Lesson Plans
Mathematical Models
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Text (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Worksheets
Format: doc
html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-21 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-04-30 11:23:39 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 100
Resource URL Clicks: 16
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