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Working with Robot Game/Missions in FIRST LEGO LEAGUE Competitions
Using the following method as shown in the diagram gives you the responsibility for one or two missions of your choice. Of course you have to work as a team to select your primary missions. While you have your own primary mission/s you must also support and enable every secondary mission. If you really work as team it will help you decide which missions can be clustered together so that your robot can perform those missions in one go/round.
What is a Primary Mission? It is your chosen robot game/mission and you agree to take responsibility to perform and score points for your team.
What is a Secondary Mission? It is any and every mission your team mate has chosen to work on. You should help and support them to successfully complete their missions.
What is the role of a PRMO? The PRMO is the Primary Robot Mission Operator and he or she is responsible to operate/drive the robot on the play field in the tournament or the competition.
[10/12, 3:46 PM] Kumar: PM = Primary Mission; SM = Secondary Mission; CM= Common Mission; PRMO: Primary Robot Mission Operator
[10/12, 4:18 PM] Kumar: Every team member is a PRMO and must own at least 1 PM in City Explorers team and 2PMs in ExtremeEV3. I explained this to everyone yesterday
Team City Explorers
|Engineering||The process of creating solutions to human problems through creativity and the application of math and science knowledge.|
|Machine||A man-made device, usually driven by a motor or engine, with a system of interrelated parts that work together to perform a task.|
|Simple Machine||Anything that has few parts and makes it easier to do a task.|
|Complex Machine||A combination of two or more simple machines.|
|Lever||A stiff bar that rotates around a fixed point and makes it easier to lift a load or apply a force.|
|Pulley||A wheel with grooved edges for ropes that is used to change the direction of a pull and make it easier to lift a load.|
|Wheel||A disk or circular frame that revolves on an axle.|
|Axle||A pin, pole, or bar on or with which a wheel revolves.|
|Wheel-and-Axle||Two differently sized wheels attached to the same
axis that are used to make circular motion easier.
|Screw||Inclined planes wrapped around a cylinder that are used to raise and lower objects and hold objects together.|
|Wedge||Two inclined planes joined back to back to form a sharp edge
that are used to change the direction of a force and often result in the splitting of objects.
|Inclined Plane||A surface slanted upwards that lowers the effort needed
to lift a load.
|Gear||A wheel with teeth around the edge that is used to turn other gears and change the direction, speed, and force of circular motion.|