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Go in a Circle

Here's a way to make something go in a circle - Margaret
Use four Lego pieces to make "legs" for the motor to stand on.
When the motor stands on the legs, the axle will be on top.
Get a very short axle piece and a large round gear.
Put the Lego axle into the motor and fit the large gear on top.
Now you'll use two of the small black fasteners to attach a long beam.
Put the two black fasteners next to each other in holes in the gear. . .

. . . And attach the long beam on its side (the black pieces will fit in the holes in the beam).

I added a rolled-up piece of tape so I can attach...

. . . a zebra that will run in circles.
Here's a program to try with this module. Setting the power to a lower level makes it turn more slowly.
What else
Learn to make copper sensors.
Read what Margaret wrote about her interactive storytelling idea.
Will food conduct electricity? Read about an activity that combines food and Crickets.

 
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