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In order to successfully complete this STEM Lab, you'll need to know how to program the robot to move forward, in reverse, left and right before getting started. You can use the links to other STEM Labs below or the Example Projects in VEXcode V5 to learn how to drive and turn the robot before proceeding.

Basic Movements


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If you have not programmed your robot to drive or turn before, make sure to complete each with your robot before moving on!

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  • This exploration will introduce students to basic programming of the V5 Clawbot's Arm Motor.
  • Learning to program the Arm Motor enables students to properly control the V5 Clawbot's arm movements. For more information about the Python Instructions used in a text program, visit the help information.