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BOOK: "The Mayan Adventure" chapter excerpts

UPDATE: Not long after I posted this, I received an email telling me that MAKE magazine has posted a little blurb about my book - but the best part is that they've included a PDF download that includes ALL of chapter 1 and chapter 2, not just an excerpt. Read it here.

I've received requests for chapter excerpts for my book "LEGO Mindstorms NXT: The Mayan Adventure" and I'm happy to comply.

Below are links to numerous items, including the Design Journal Page that is used in the theory chapters (chapters 2, 6, 10, 14, and 18) to help develop the 5 robots included with the book (and useful for helping design your own robots).

The Design Journal Page is all yours - make as many copies as you like. The PDF file contains 6 blanks for you to print out and I hope you find it useful. If you're not sure how the Design Journal Page works, be sure to check out the Chapter 2 excerpt below - each section of the Design Journal page is covered in detail in those theory chapters (mentioned above) and by the time the reader has completed all 5 robots, the Design Journal Page will be very familiar territory.

Click here to download Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 - The fictional storyline starts (Ch1) and Theory Chapter with Design Journal Page (2)

Click here to download an excerpt of Chapter 3 - Building Instructions for a robot

Click here to download an excerpt of Chapter 4 - Programming Instructions for a robot

Click here to download the Design Journal Page

Click here for bundled excerpts of Chapters 2, 3, and 4
and finally click here to download the Table of Contents

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