Intro to Robotics Level B Curriculum Updates

The information on this page, as well as pages linked here, are resources for users who purchased the Intro to Robotics program prior to April 16, 2021, have a PDF copy of the program, and who have not requested access to the online classroom. We will continue to update these pages, as well as maintain the file download area, through December 31, 2021.

If you purchased the program prior to April 16, 2021, please contact us for access to the Online Classroom where the most updated information is always incorporated directly into the lessons. We are happy to set you up with an account.

 

The following updates have been made to Level B. To download a new copy of the PDF file, please use the link you received in your email at the time you placed your order.

To report a needed change, please click here.

 

Changes Posted on 2/26/2021 - Version 21057 released with new layout. Page numbering has changed due to new layout so page numbering below will not be applicable to this new version. Please use the link you received in your purchase confirmation email to download the updated version of this level.

 

 

Changes Posted on 11/21/2019 - To download a copy of the pages modified in this update click here.

Lesson 13 - Page 381 - Corrections

Corrected P3-37 to P2-37 to reflect connection to 5V power rail.

Lesson 18 - Pages 541, 542, 544, 548, and 557

Swapped switch and echo connections to wedge to eliminate issues with values in ultrasonic.py causing ultrasonic sensor echo to be read on GPIO21 instead of GPIO16.

 

 

Changes Posted on 11/10/2020 - To download a copy of the pages modified in this update click here.

Lesson 12 - Page 333 - Correction Correct row and column numbers in print commands.
Lesson 12 - Page 346 - Correction Remove ) from Unknown') in code box.
Lesson 13 - Page 377 - Correction Remove 65 from and of paragraph.
Lesson 13 - Page 379 - Correction Change P1-33 to N1-33 for 10K-Ohm resistor placement.
Lesson 13 - Pages 388 and 390 - Correction Add code to turn off blue LED element.
Lesson 13 - Page 391 - Clarification Change text description of line sensor testing.
Lesson 14 - Pages 397, 412, 413, 414, 415, 419 - Update Update code for new version of ultrasonic sensor.
Lesson 16 - Page 476-477 - Clarification Update signal names on OLED signals.
Lesson 16 - Page 487 - Correction Change display.test.py to display_text.py.
Lesson 17 - Pages 504 and 520 - Correction Correct typos of resistor and been.
Lesson 17 - Page 525 - Correction Change rgb list in paragraph to correct pin numbers.

 

 

Changes Posted on 1/29/2020 - To download a copy of the pages modified in this update click here.

Lesson 1 - Page 18 - Clarification

Added note about ls command being short for list to avoid confusion over characters.

Lesson 3 - Page 67 - Corrections

Changed things[2:3] to [2:4] to include the value of 7 in output.

Lesson 3 - Page 69 - Clarification Add note about apostrophe causing problems when string enclosed in single quote.
Lesson 7 - Page 190 - Corrections Changed while end == 0 to while True: in program box.
Lesson 13 - Pages 364, 388, and 390 - Corrections Updates made to text and programs to reflect that obstacle sensor output is high when no object is detected and low when object is detected.
Lesson 14 - Page 409 - Corrections 5V relocation pin in Step #3 changed from C51 to C50.
Lesson 16 - Page 495 - Corrections Changed coordinate in Question #2 from (17,64) to (64,17).
Lesson 18 - Page 555 - Corrections Removed indentation from window = 10 * skill in program box.
Lesson 18 - Page 558 - Corrections Removed extra ) from (cap4)) in while loop for capacitive touch pads.

 

 

Changes Posted on 10/25/2019

Lesson 17 - Page 499 - Corrections Corrected circuit listed in Materials sections from B-17 to B-16. Changed "RBG LED" to "RGB LED". Minor update - version number not updated

 

 

Changes Posted on 10/6/2019

Lesson 7 - Pages 179 & 184 - Image Update Modified keypad images to remove markings near connector as new keypad version does not include any identifying marks. Reworked paragraph below keypad to clarify connections in the absence of markings.

 

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