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2003 Build-It-Blocks:
Constructopedia for 50+ LEGO RCXmodules.
(Developed in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab)

2013 Build-It-Blocks:
Expanded library of LEGO NXT/EV3, program, minecraft, art and premium quality junk modules.

2019 Build-It-Blocks:
Expanded library of LEGO NXT/EV3, robotics, program, minecraft, art and premium quality junk modules.

Premium Quality Junk
One person's trash is another person's treasure.

Arc de Triumph:
Navigate through an arch.
 

Bridge:
Navigate over a bridge.

Catapult / Sign Raiser:
Throw candy across the room or raise a sign..

 

Coin Spillway:
Collect (or eat) a coin to start a chain reaction.

 

Candy Bridge:
Drive through this bridge and candy will roll into your cup..

Graffiti:
Give your fans a memorable message.

Hard Heads:
Add a funky character to promote your project.

Air Heads:
Add a funky character to promote your project.

 

Critter:
Add a funky critter to promote your project.

Basic, 3" Vertical Structure:
Build an adjustable framework on which to mount modules.

Strong, 3" Vertical Strong Structure:
Build an adjustable framework on which to mount modules.

Strong, 10" Vertical Structure:
Build an adjustable framework on which to mount modules.

Quick Vertical Structure:
Build an adjustable framework on which to mount modules.

Pin Wheel
Need to spin something or pull a string?

Scale Trigger:
Pull a string.  Release a ball.  Raise a ball to a higher level.
  Delay Trigger:
Pull a string after a 1-5 second delay.
  Button Starter Trigger:
Press a button to start a chain reaction.

Scratch Program Trigger - Mouse Mover / Dollar Detector:
Start a Scratch program.

Scratch Program Trigger - Key Stroker
Start a Scratch program.

Junk Motor Mount
Mount a geared motor to connect with motion modules.

Junk Controller Mount
Adjust position of controller to read patterns of a computer screen.

Junk Servo Relay Switch
3-state servo position controls two output devices.
  Ring a Bell or Beat a Drum:
Make some noise!

Chassis:
Carry a load, roll down a ramp, and dump the load.
  Launch a Paper Airplane:
Send a paper airplane into the wild blue yonder.
  Launch a Rocket:
Send a rocket into space.
  Spin a Roulette Wheel:
Select a random number or tell a fortune..

 

Tools:
With the right tool, you can move the earth.

Basic Motor Mount:
Mount a motor at a height that can easily interface with other motion modules.

One Shot Catapult:
This catapult can chuck a candy across the room. A motorized pin releases the catapult.

Chassis Fwd/Rev with Gear
Control speed and strength of a forward reverse chassis.

Bumpers
Control a ball rolling down a table.

Door Sensor
Pull a string when door opens.

Drop from Ceiling
Release an object hanging from the ceiling.

Timer Alarm Clock
Use an alarm clock to control when a ball rolls down a ramp.

Timer Water Bottle
Structure for water clock.

Time Machine Example
Integration of alarm clock modules.

Domino Effect Module

RC Controller Module

Computer Key Trigger Version 2

Scale Pulls a String Module

Scale Trigger Module

Cuckoo Clock Solution

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