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Lesson 2: Claw Design

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Before you can compete in the Grab and Go Challenge, you first need to learn about how a claw works, and how to create an effective claw on your robot, and how scouting can help you build a better robot.

Claw Design

A claw can be used in many different environments to pick up and transport objects in order to accomplish a task.

Watch this video to learn about what a claw is, how a claw works, and how you can create an effective claw for a particular task. 

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What is Scouting?

Scouting can help you and your team learn from others and get inspiration for your own robot designs and strategy.

Watch this video to learn about scouting, and how you can use it effectively.

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Check Your Understanding

Before moving on to the Practice section, ensure that you understand the concepts covered on this page by answering the questions in the document below in your engineering notebook. 

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Select Next > to practice moving a cube with the Clawbot.