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Calibrating SAM

Calibrating SAM

In this lesson from Math Machines, students will learn about stepper motors and how they are controlled with calculators. SAM (short for Science and Mathematics) is a calculator-controlled stepper motor robot. Students will learn to make SAM move forward, turn, and follow a path. A participant handout (including worksheet) and facilitator notes are made available for download in DOC file format. Links to calculator programs are also included.

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