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Line Tracking with a Timer

Track a line until you find an obstacle or time is up!

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MATERIALS

  • Large sheets of white paper
  • Black electrical tape to make a line to track
  • The line to track should be about 2.5 cm wide

ADVANCED: Going Further

Required lessons: Control Structures & Line Tracking, Timers

Combine your knowledge of line tracking with your knowledge of timers! Write a program that tracks a line until the Finch finds an obstacle or the Finch has tracked the line for 30 seconds.

At the end of the program, the Finch should use lights or sounds to indicate whether or not it found an obstacle.