A LUCKY MATCH: The coming together

Programming level 1

Puppeteering

P1

How to build

a.) The directly driven, DC motor-driven Comic Mouse rolls to the Comic Cat.

b) Build a Comic Book Mouse mounted on a robot trolley.

  • The programmed Cartoon Mouse starts automatically on switch-on and moves forward for 5 seconds until it reaches the Comic Cat.

P1

Puppeteering "A"

Puppeteering "B"

P1

Programming level 2

Characters controlled by Touch sensors

P2

How to build

  • Build the Comic Mouse as in P1 b), 2 Touch sensors, 1 Buzzer attached.
  • The Comic Mouse starts when one Touch sensor is pressed and stops when the other Touch sensor is pressed, and the Buzzer sounds a high-pitched tone.
  • Build a Comic Cat mounted on a robot trolley, 1 push button, 1 servo motor, 2 LEDs and 1 Buzzer attached.
  • The Comic Cat starts when you press the push button and moves forward for a fixed time.
  • Then it stops and the servo motor mounted in its neck moves its head left and right, while the 2 LEDs in its eyes light up and the Buzzer sounds briefly.

P2

Characters controlled by Touch sensors

P2

P2

Programming level 3

Infrared Sensor Guided Robot

P3

How to build

  • Build the comic mouse as in P1 b), 2 IR photoreflectors, 1 push button, 1 servo motor, 1 Buzzer are attached.
  • The IR Photoreflector is placed on both sides of the mouse to guide it to the Comic Cat.
  • The robot will stop when the Touch sensor is pressed, then the servo motor in the tail and the Buzzer will turn on.
  • Build the Comic Cat according to P2. 1 IR photoreflector, 1 push button, 1 servo motor, 2 LEDs and 1 Buzzer are connected.
  • The Comic Cat detects the Comic Mouse with an IR sensor. When this happens, it turns on the servo motor built into the cat's tail, the 2 LEDs in its eyes, which start flashing, and the Buzzer.

P3

Infrared Sensor Guided Robot

P3

P3

Programming level 4

Comic Cat slapping with paws

P4

How to build

  • The Comic Mouse has the same structure and function as the one in P3, but its Touch sensor is pressed by the Comic Cat.
  • Build the Comic Cat mounted on a carriage. The foreleg and tail are mounted on a servo motor, 1 IR Photoreflector, 2 LEDs, 1 Buzzer are attached.
  • When the IR photoreflector mounted on the Comic Cat detects the Comic Mouse, it turns on the servo motor built into its front leg and can then tap the mouse button.
  • Meanwhile, the servo motor in its tail, the 2 LEDs in its eyes and the Buzzer are activated.

P4

Comic Cat slapping with paws

P4

P4