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Puppy building instructions for the NXT

Instructions compiled by Aurora Walker, June 2008. Inspiration and thanks to NXT Programs. Redesigned and published on google sites by J. Rice, Nov. 2012.


completed puppy

STEP 1: The base
Build the ‘Driving Base’ as found in “03. Drive Forward” from the “Robot Educator” within the NXT Software that came with the kit
Note: On page 6 of the driving base, do NOT include the stick of length 5 or the pieces that attach to it.

STEP 2: THE TAIL
Follow the instructions here to build a tail for your Puppy Robot.

STEP 3: THE HEAD
Follow the instructions here to build a head for your Puppy Robot.

STEP 4: THE LEASH
Attach a Touch Sensor to one of the longest cords. Plug this into port 1 of your NXT to act as a ‘leash’ for your Puppy Robot.


Some additional resources and info are available here.