LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 : The King's Treasure

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Follow the adventures of Evan and his archaeologist uncle as they explore for treasure from an ancient kingdom. Help them succeed by building a series of five robots using LEGO's popular MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0 robotics kit. Without your robots, Evan and his uncle are doomed to failure and in grave danger. Your robots are the key to their success in unlocking the secret of The King's Treasure!

In this sequel to the immensely popular book, LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT: The Mayan Adventure, you get both an engaging story and a personal tutorial on robotics programming. You'll learn about the motors and sensors in your NXT 2.0 kit. You'll learn to constructively brainstorm solutions to problems. And you'll follow clear, photo-illustrated instructions that help you build, test, and operate a series of five robots corresponding to the five challenges Evan and his uncle must overcome in their search for lost treasure.

Provides an excellent series of parent/child projects
Builds creative and problem-solving skills
Lays a foundation for success and fun with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT 2.0

Please note: the print version of this title is black & white; the eBook is full color.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 300 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 21.34mm | 636g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • 1st ed.
  • 300 p.
  • 1430224916
  • 9781430224914
  • 390,969

Table of contents

Turns and Tricks
Mazerunner-Planning and Design
MazeBot-Build It
MazeRunner-Program It
Swing and Switch
RopeSwinger-Design and Planning
RopeSwinger-Build It
RopeSwinger-Program It
Hook and Pull
RingTosser-Design and Planning
RingTosser-Build It
RingTosser-Program It
Rock and Roll
RampRider-Design and Planning
RampRider-Build It
RampRider-Program It
Grab and Release
ZipLiner-Design and Planning
ZipLiner-Build It
ZipLiner-Program It
Treasure and Discovery
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About James Floyd Kelly

James Floyd Kelly is a professional writer from Atlanta, Georgia. He has written numerous books on multiple subjects, including LEGO robotics, open source software, and building your own CNC machine as well as a 3D printer. He is the editor-in-chief of the number one MINDSTORMS NXT blog, The NXT Step (, where he is joined by fellow NXT experts who share their knowledge and designs with other robot fans around the world.
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