Sharp Turns

Being able to make turns is an important part of driving a particular path.

In this section we will be exploring how to make turns.


Left

To turn left, you reverse and rotate left tire back, and right tire forward.

It's Your Turn!

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Use the same Move Tank block to try and make a perfect Left turn.

You'll need to decide on which wheel to move fwd/back or keep off, and you will need to do some trial and error on the number of rotations.

Challenges:


Right

To turn in either direction you will need to vary the direction and/or speeds of the two motors.

For instance to turn right, you can rotate the left tire forward and the right tire backward at the same speed:

Maze Challenge - Go to Yellow Area

Pattern Recognition - See if you can reuse some of the blocks, by remembering which is Left, which is Right, and which is Forward and duplicating them when you need to use them.

Practice

You can try out the following mazes as well:

Test