Situation: Twenty Hazardous Spherical Objects (HSOs)
have been discovered. They are harmful to humans and must be disposed
of. They must be carried to a safe disposal site across a flat plain
that contains other hazards. If the HSOs come into contact with these
hazards there will be terrible consequences.
Brief:Design and make a system to dispose of the HSOs.
You must form a team of 3 or 4 people to work together. You have been
allocated the following resources:
1 - Really Original And Musical Experimental Robot (ROAMER).
Various Fischertechnik construction components.
Latest Information: There are three more weeks before
the HSOs destroy the world. The HSOs are in a trough, open at each end.
One end is hinged to a platform above ground level.
Suggested Strategy:Discuss the problem with your team,
noting all the important questions and ideas. Allocate responsibility
to each member of the team.
Homework: A newspaper wants a detailed report of the
situation. Describe an interesting scenario based on the above. Maximum
length one side of A4.