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Designing robots for small spaces

Inspired by the Born to Engineer video from Mathew Holloway, this resource uses the Crumble controller, setting students a design challenge that sees them create their own umbilical controlled buggy that can navigate small spaces. Although specific to the Crumble controller, this resource could be used as a design challenge for other robotics products (ie micro:bit, PICAXE, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, etc).

This video of engineer Matt Holloway and his team should be used alongside this resource. It shows the story of a robot that has been designed to get into small spaces and insulate your home.

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