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The LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Discovery Book (Full Color) by Laurens Valk

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Chapter 4. working with programming blocks: action blocks

Chapter 3 taught you the basics of how to create a new program and transfer it to the EXPLOR3R robot. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use programming blocks to create working programs and how to make the EXPLOR3R move.

You’ll also learn how to make your robot play sounds and display text or images on the EV3 screen, and you’ll learn how to control the EV3 brick’s colored light. After you’ve had a chance to practice a bit with the sample programs in this chapter, you’ll be challenged to solve some programming puzzles by yourself!

how do programming blocks work?

EV3 programs consist of a series of programming blocks, each of which makes the robot do one particular thing, such as move forward ...

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