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The VEX Robotics 2020 – 2021 Competitions are out

The new VEX IQ game is: Rise Above And the game for EDR V5 is: Change Up Have a look at the new games, start thinking and designing robots for the new season! Hopefully we’ll have a real competition next year, my heart goes out to all the teams who […]

VEXcode Blocks for VEX IQ

Are you a new robotics teacher in need of some pre-planned activities? Maybe you don’t even know where to start? Then this handbook is for you. It will take you from the very start, when you first open the box. Carefully explain what each part does, guide you through installing […]

We made a Paper Rocket Launcher

What started as a catapult for plastic balls, turned into a paper plane launcher. We designed a launcher with fast spinning wheels, then mounted it on a regular drive base. This made it look suspiciously like an army rocket launcher… Hence the name. At first we used the controller to […]

Another day in Robotics Class

My two young engineers are solving problems… The mission for today: Use the distance sensor to detect a block and stop the robot Use the color sensor to sort the blocks Green blocks to the right Blue blocks to the left Red blocks behind It looked easy, but there were […]

VEX IQ MonsterTruck

One of our little students wanted to make a Jeep, but because we couldn’t find a broken Jeep toy for the body, we ended up making a (Luxury) monster truck. Have a look, it was a super fun project…

New VEXcode IQ Blocks Course

We recently finished an online course for people who want to know how to use the new VEXcode IQ blocks software form VEX Robotics. This course will take you from installing the software, all the way to using the vision sensor to follow an object. This is a beginner course, […]

VEXcode V5 Text Version 1 is available!

After waiting many months for this, it finally arrived. Check out the VEX Forum to find it and more information about it. I’ll discuss some of the most important details I have observed in the short time since I downloaded and installed it. Two things strike one immediately after opening […]