Ooops  LEGO ruler 2nd try ->
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://bttw.com.au/legoshop/images/852759%2520LEGO%2520Ruler.jpg&imgrefurl=http://bttw.com.au/legoshop/index.php%3Fmain_page%3Dproduct_info%26products_id%3D828&h=254&w=369&sz=20&tbnid=doiTkDKihRdTrM:&tbnh=84&tbnw=122&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dlego%2Bruler&zoom=1&q=lego+ruler&usg=__dWiFpbS5MoKrcRtnybCnRtM4-i8=&sa=X&ei=CIPZTI7hA8H78Aad-JXUCA&ved=0CCMQ9QEwAQ

On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 12:23 PM, Jamie Diamond <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

>
> Ruler made out of LEGOs ->
> http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.duckingham.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/lego-ruler-a-01.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.duckingham.com/lego-building-tips-tools-techniques/lego-tools-lego-ruler/&h=440&w=1024&sz=285&tbnid=WyVTF407jIgIgM:&tbnh=64&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dlego%2Bruler&zoom=1&q=lego+ruler&usg=___KyHtd9ohsYCXQqp103spcp9mg0=&sa=X&ei=CIPZTI7hA8H78Aad-JXUCA&ved=0CCEQ9QEwAA
>
> and ->
> http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.duckingham.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/lego-ruler-b-01.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.duckingham.com/lego-building-tips-tools-techniques/lego-tools-lego-ruler/&h=413&w=1024&sz=233&tbnid=cPuZZTygMATkOM:&tbnh=60&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dlego%2Bruler&zoom=1&q=lego+ruler&usg=__JhYFopo6526szlmVtUhi5oUhQHA=&sa=X&ei=CIPZTI7hA8H78Aad-JXUCA&ved=0CCUQ9QEwAg
>
>
> <http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.duckingham.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/lego-ruler-a-01.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.duckingham.com/lego-building-tips-tools-techniques/lego-tools-lego-ruler/&h=440&w=1024&sz=285&tbnid=WyVTF407jIgIgM:&tbnh=64&tbnw=150&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dlego%2Bruler&zoom=1&q=lego+ruler&usg=___KyHtd9ohsYCXQqp103spcp9mg0=&sa=X&ei=CIPZTI7hA8H78Aad-JXUCA&ved=0CCEQ9QEwAA>
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> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:35 AM, Eric Palmer <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Robots out of base are active until touched. So a 5 pt penalty to bring
>> back to base.Doesn't matter if the robot is moving or not. So there are up
>> to 8 touch penalties and then as many pickups as time allows.
>>
>> FLL is an outstanding and engaging way to give kids a fun learning
>> experience. I love the fact that it is more than robotics. the teamwork and
>> project work make this so much better and the kids learn poise, confidence,
>> teamwork, the ability to engage with adults... and so much more...
>>
>> Ruler in the base - no
>>
>> This rule applies.  A ruler would be an accessory. Now if you made it
>> entirely out of lego parts, then that would be allowable (but there are
>> other rules that then apply on how you can use it).
>>
>>
>>
>> *6 - EQUIPMENT
>>  Your equipment (robot, attachments, and other accessories) must be made
>> entirely of LEGO elements in
>> original factory condition.*
>>
>>
>> Eric Palmer
>> 1740 TNBI
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Nov 9, 2010 at 11:02 AM, Craig Belcher <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> This may be a dumb question but I have looked at the rules and searched
>>> the list for this question and I don't see it. Can a ruler be used to
>>> position a robot while it is still in base? Paint, tape and glue I see not
>>> allowed.
>>>
>>> Another one, when a robot is active and then becomes inactive on the
>>> field after a certain mission is there a penalty every time you touch it
>>> when bring it back to base or are you allowed to touch it to bring it back
>>> after each mission? i.e.
>>>
>>> 1. Robot is activated, completes a mission, comes to stop instead of
>>> coming back to the base on it's own. You then pick it up to bring it back
>>> for the next mission. Is that a 5 point penalty or is the robot considered
>>> inactive? I was thinking you needed to have it come back on it's own and if
>>> you assisted then it was a penalty.
>>>
>>> While I did attend a training camp last year this is my first year as a
>>> coach. To top it off this is the school's first year participating so we
>>> have had a big learning curve to overcome. However even after all the hours
>>> I have put into helping the kids learn and get acquainted with FLL I think
>>> this is one of the most engaging, hands on curriculum I have ever seen.
>>> Seeing the joy in their eyes after a successful mission is more than worth
>>> it. (yet they are learning and don't realize it :)
>>>
>>> Thank you Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center for helping me get
>>> this started in our school.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Craig Belcher
>>>
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