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Now that you've finished the VEX V5 Speedbot, power it on and see what it does! Explore with your build and then answer these questions in your engineering notebook.

  1. What sort of tasks would this robot be useful for in the real world?

  2. If this robot had the task of making deliveries, what features would be important? Why?

  3. What parts of the robot would you change or enhance to better complete the tasks from question 1? Explain with details or sketches.

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  1. Answers may vary but should include transportation and/or delivering messages or small materials at construction sites, in factories, or in warehouses.

  2. Possible answers include stability, balance or maneuverability.

  3. Answers for this question are dependent upon the first. If students are struggling, another way to ask this question is, "What parts could be added to or taken off of the robot?"