What is your robot?

A caterpillar track robot guided by infrared sensors which detects heat.

How have you madDSC_0419e it?

It is made by infrared sensors, an Arduino Uno, a dual H-Bridge, a breadboard, plenty of wiring, metal casing, caterpillar tracks and hours of coding! Phew!


What does it do?DSC_0421

It moves forward by itself while it turns when the infrared sensors find something in front of them i.e. a wall, a hand or a plank of wood on a stick.


Make it avoid or tackle more obstacles including slopes, hills etc.

Owen Rattray was awarded the Dave Barnes Memorial trophy during our 2015 Show and Tell evening.