VEX Robotics and COVID-19

The VEX Robotics World Championship has been canceled. Click here to read the official announcement from the REC Foundation. If you have any questions about VEX Worlds or other competition events, please contact customerservice@roboticseducation.org.

VEX Robotics is still shipping orders in accordance with our shipping policies and timelines. To best serve our customers, any freight orders will require manual confirmation in advance that you are still able to receive shipments.

If you have any questions or require special considerations, such as changing a shipping address on an existing order, please don't hesitate to contact sales@vex.com or 903-453-0802.

VEX Robotics and COVID-19

The VEX Robotics World Championship has been canceled. Click here to read the official announcement from the REC Foundation. If you have any questions about VEX Worlds or other competition events, please contact customerservice@roboticseducation.org.

In accordance with the Ontario Government, our Canadian office and warehouse will be closed until Wednesday April 8th, due to COVID-19. Orders will resume shipping upon our return. Please feel free to email us at casales@vex.com if you have any questions.

Thank you for your understanding during this difficult period. All the best and stay safe.

VEX Robotics and COVID-19

The VEX Robotics World Championship has been canceled. Click here to read the official announcement from the REC Foundation. If you have any questions about VEX Worlds or other competition events, please contact customerservice@roboticseducation.org.

To best serve our customers, any freight orders will require manual confirmation in advance that you are still able to receive shipments.

If you have any questions or require special considerations, such as changing a shipping address on an existing order, please don't hesitate to contact eusales@vex.com or 00 44 1925 251038.

VEX Robotics and COVID-19

The VEX Robotics World Championship has been canceled. Click here to read the official announcement from the REC Foundation. If you have any questions about VEX Worlds or other competition events, please contact customerservice@roboticseducation.org.

To best serve our customers, any freight orders will require manual confirmation in advance that you are still able to receive shipments.

If you have any questions or require special considerations, such as changing a shipping address on an existing order, please don't hesitate to contact eusales@vex.com or 00 44 1925 251038.

VEX Robotics and COVID-19

The VEX Robotics World Championship has been canceled. Click here to read the official announcement from the REC Foundation. If you have any questions about VEX Worlds or other competition events, please contact customerservice@roboticseducation.org.

To best serve our customers, any freight orders will require manual confirmation in advance that you are still able to receive shipments.

If you have any questions or require special considerations, such as changing a shipping address on an existing order, please don't hesitate to contact auinfo@vex.com or 61 08 8326 5500.

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Simple Programming Exercises Using Programming Software

VEX IQ Curriculum - Smart Machines


Simple Programming Using Programming Software

Before you complete any of the exercises below, you will need to:
1. RETURN THE DRIVER CONTROL PROGRAM TO ITS DEFAULT SETTINGS.
2. Become familiar with your programming software. Specifically, you should be able to open and use your programming software, save custom programs, connect your programming computer to your VEX IQ robot, successfully transfer custom programs to your Robot Brain, and run custom programs after they are transferred. Your teacher will decide the best way to get you comfortable with your programming software.


Possible Programming Exercises with Bumper Switch & Smart Motors:

1. Robot backs up autonomously to a wall until one or both of the bumper switches on the Autopilot Robot is/ are activated by the wall, stopping the robot.
2. Teacher-created exercise.

Possible Programming Exercises with Touch LED Sensor & Smart Motors:

1. Robot drives autonomously forward 5 motor revolutions with Touch LED glowing green.
2. LED starts out red. Tap Touch LED, it glows green and robot drives forward autonomously. Tap LED again to change it back to red and robot stops.
3. Teacher-created exercise.

Possible Programming Exercises with Distance Sensor & Smart Motors:

1. Robot drives autonomously toward a wall. Robot stops driving 6 inches from wall.
2. Robot drives autonomously toward a wall. Robot stops driving 6 inches from wall, then backs up 5 motor revolutions in return direction.
3. Teacher-created exercise.

Possible Programming Exercises with Color Sensor & Smart Motors:

1. Robot drives autonomously forward when Color Sensor is shown a green card. Robot stops when Color Sensor is shown a red card.
2. Robot drives autonomously forward when Color Sensor is shown a green card. Robot drives autonomously backwards when Color Sensor is shown a blue card. Robot stops when Color Sensor is shown a red card.
3. Teacher-created exercise.

Possible Programming Exercises with Gyro Sensor & Smart Motors:

1. Robot drives autonomously forward 5 motor revolutions, then spins 180 degrees and stops.
2. Robot spins 90 degrees, then pauses for 5 seconds, then spins another 90 degrees, then pauses another 5 seconds, and keeps repeating the pattern until program is stopped.
3. Teacher-created exercise.