2011 BUILD SEASON CALENDAR >
GOALS -
FINISH ARM
& mini-bot
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
1/3/11
1/4/11
1/5/11
1/6/11
1/7/11
1/8/11
WINTER
RECESS
        KICK-OFF @  
Polytechnic
University
meet at UNHS
@ 8:00am.
Game this yr.
LOGO Motion
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRI
SAT
1/10/11
1/11/11
1/12/11
1/13/11
1/14/11
1/15/11
Meeting
1. Inventory
2. Looked at
game.
3. Brainstorm.
4. 1st. Go2Mtg.
Meeting
Cancelled.
REGENTS

Ordered new CRIO.
Ordered Andymark
parts.
  Meeting
1 Brainstorm.
2. Watched game.
3. Drew ideas.
4. Chassis design.
5. Voted on design.
Arm design beats
forklift design for
ease.
  Meeting
1. Design
2. Chassis build.
3. Ordered
Andymark parts.
4. Placed parts on
wood e-board.
5. Major mini-bot
work.
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRI
SAT
1/17/11
1/18/11
1/19/11
1/20/11
1/21/11
1/22/11
Dr. Martin
Luther King,
Jr.
Day

(school
closed
Meeting
1. Cut chassis to
27.25" x 36.25"
2. Assembled
chassis.
3. Wired e-board.
4. Mini-bot assembly.
5. Tools purchased.
  Meeting
1. Added 2  CIM motors.
2. Added 3rd. mini-bot
wheel.
3. Installed rubber band
for mini-bot.
4. Reassembled
chassis.
5. Wired e-board.
6. Fixed more bats.
  Meeting
1. Wired e-board.
2. Mtd. 4 motors.
3. Made classmate
comm. w/ CRIO.
4. Controls lesson.
5. Mini-bot
shortened.
6. 6" wheel hole
drilling.
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRI
SUN
1/24/11
1/25/11
1/26/11
1/27/11
1/28/11
1/29/11
Meeting
1. Made 2 sets of
triplex wheels.
2. Flipped
gear-box rails.
3. Made bat. mt.
4. Attached bat. to
mini-bot.
5. Bat. work.
    Meeting
Cancelled.
REGENTS.
Meeting
1. Made new 6"
triplex wheels.
2. Installed dualie
wheels.
3. Chained wheels.
4. Jaime charged
more batteries.
5. Made bat. holder.
Meeting
1. Made mini-bot
cage.
2. Prepped e-board
to drive robot.
3. Sorted bolts.
4. Prepped CIM
motores for e-board.
5. Labview installed.
WEEK 1: Brainstorming
WEEK 3: DRIVETRAIN & MINI-BOT
WEEK 5:  ARM & PROGRAMMING
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
1/31/11
2/1/11
2/2/11
2/3/11
2/4/11
2/5/11
Meeting
1. Reconfigured
e-board & cut.
2. Wired CIM
motors.
3. Fixed code.
4. Tested
drivetrain. It works!
5. Mini-bot work.
Meeting
1. Watched
prog. videos.
2. Mini-bot
deployer work.
3. Arm work.
4. Made
gusset plates.
5. Laptops
sent for fixing.
Meeting
1. Mini-bot work.
2. Drivetrain
3. Electrical board.
4. Pneumatics.
5. Mini-bot holding
brackets.

Happy Chinese
New Year!
Meeting
1. E-board
programming.
2. Gusset plate
work.
3. Arm work.
4. Claw work.
5. Organizing.
6. Andy Sixx music.
  Meeting
1.CRIO programming.
2. Organized elec.
3. Electrical board.
4. Prepped solenoids.
5. Arm work.
6. Claw/wrist work.
7. Laptop pickup.
8. Website back!
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
2/7/11
2/8/11
2/9/11
2/10/11
2/11/11
2/12/11
Meeting
1. Material.
2. Arm work.
3. Cut new e-brd.
4. Mini-bot work.
5. Tested minibot.
6. Claw work.
7. Arm work.
8. Website work.
Meeting
1. E-board.
2. Mini-bot.
3. Arm.
4. Clawwork.
5. Website.
6. Made rack.
Meeting
1. E-board finish.
2. Arm work.
3. Pneumatics.
4. Claw work.
5. Compressor.
6. Programming.
7. Field work.
8. Programming.
Meeting
1. Claw work.
2. Bracingcompleted
3. Solenoid brd.
4. Pneumatics work.
5. Arm work.
6. Organizing.
7. Programming
problems today.
No mtg.
Meeting
1. Arm finished.
2. Claw finished.
3. Solenoid board.
4. Pneumatics.
5. Programming.
6. Robot drivetrain
worked! Fwd, Rev,
L & R.
WEEK 6:   FINISH ROBOT, TESTING, PRACTICE
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
2/14/11
2/15/11
2/16/11
2/17/11
2/18/11
2/19/11
Meeting
1. Finished
solenoid board.
2. Wired s.board.
3. Tubed up
pneumatics.
4. Arm moved!
5. Painted
deployer silver.
6. Wired mini-bot.
Meeting
1. Tubing.
2. Wiring.
3. Framing.
4.NY1
interview
.
5. Joystick
board.
6 Programming
7. Website.
8. Submit info.
Meeting
1. Bumpers.
2. Ziptieing.
3. Mounted
joystick board.
4. Mods to
mini-bot.
5. Attached
deployer to bot.
6. Tested
drivetrain.
Meeting
1. Prog. claw relay.
2. Bumper work.
3. Added regulator.
4. Made wrist stop.
5. Fixed air leaks.
6. Bumper work.
7. Website work.
8. Named robot
Silver Lightning.
Meeting
1. Prog. all 6
spikes.
2. Bumper work.
3. Added regulator.
4. Website work.
5. Mini-bot work.
Meeting
1. Finished prog.
2. Secured wiring.
3. Press switch.
4. Mini-bot redone.
5. Fixed wireless!
6. Fixed camera.
7. Added regulator.
8. L&R bumpers.
9. Some testing.
10. Bag & Tagged!
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
2/21/11
2/22/11
2/23/11
2/24/11
2/25/11
2/26/11
SCHOOLS
CLOSED.Midwint
er recess
(including
Washinton's
Birthday).
FIRST
DEADLINE
BAG & TAG
DAY!
SCHOOLS
CLOSED.Midwinter
recess (including
Washinton's
Birthday).
Midwinter Recess
Midwinter
Recess
Intermediate and
junior high
school-citywide a
evening
parent-teacher
conference.
SHIP (BAG & TAG) ROBOT
WEEK 4:  ARM & MINI-BOT
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
2/28/11
3/1/11
3/2/11
3/3/11
3/4/11
3/5/11
  Meeting
1. Mini-bot work.
2. Old bot work.
3. Some website
work done.
4. Programming.
5. F&R bumpers.
  Meeting
1. Got old robot
working.
2. Practice Minibot
work.
3. Practice bot
work.
4. Website work.
Meeting
1. Practiced
driving.
2.Practice scoring.
3. 2nd deployer
work.
4. Mini-bot work.
 
UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD HIGH SCHOOL  ROBOTICS
WEEK 2: Chassis, Drivetrain & Mini-Bot
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT
3/7/11
3/8/11
3/9/11
3/10/11
3/11/11
3/12/11
Meeting
1. Practiced
driving.
2. Practiced
scoring.
Meeting
1. Switched
solenoids.
2. Worked on
practice deployer.
3. Mini-bot work.
4. F&R bumpers
completed.
5. Website.
Meeting
1. Switch solenoid
2.Finish practice
mini-bot.
3. Finish practice
deployer.
4. Velcro.
5. Practice driving.
6. Practice scoring.
7. Prep. batteries.
8. Prep. material.
9. Buttons.
Meeting
1. Practice driving.
2. Practice scoring.
3. Prep material
for regional.
4. Sorting.
5. Cleanup.
6. Website.
7. Buttons.
8. Transport 2011
robot to Javits.
NYC FRC
REGIONAL
COMPETITION
@ JAVITS
Inspection &
Practice Day
(meet @
UNHS at
7:15am)
NYC FRC REGIONAL
COMPETITION @
JAVITS
(meet at Javits at
8:00am)
MAKE PRACTICE ROBOT
PRACTICE & COMPETITION
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
3/21/11
3/22/11
3/23/11
3/24/11
3/25/11
3/26/11
Meeting
1. Cut wood
launch pad.
2. Constructed
hook.
3. Dismantled
wood deployer.
4. Reviewed
problems with
mini-bot.
Meeting
1. Charged 3 bats.
2. Cut wood
deployer sides.
3. Attached mini-bot
hook.
4.Moved motor to
right side.
5. Replaced wood
w/ metal deployer.
6. Put holes in claw.
7. Sorted material.
8. Tightened r.band.
       
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
3/28/11
3/29/11
3/30/11
3/31/11
4/1/11
4/2/11
           
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
4/4/11
4/5/11
4/6/11
4/7/11
4/8/11
4/9/11
           
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
4/25/11
4/26/11
4/27/11
4/28/11
4/29/11
4/3011
    Meeting:
     
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
4/18/11
4/19/11
4/20/11
4/21/11
4/22/11
4/23/11
    Meeting:
     
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
4/11/11
4/12/11
4/13/11
4/14/11
4/15/11
4/16/11
           
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
5/2/11
5/3/11
5/4/11
5/5/11
5/6/11
5/7/11
    Meeting
     
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
5/9/11
5/10/11
5/11/11
5/12/11
5/13/11
5/14/11
  Meeting
1. Fixed relays.
2. Adjusted auto.
drive timings.
3. Attached
launchpad brackets
4. Attached teeth to
jaw.
Meeting:
1. Adjusted auto.
relays.
2. Adjusted auto.
drive timing.
3. Replaced broken
mini-bot motor.
     
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
5/16/11
5/17/11
5/18/11
5/19/11
5/20/11
5/21/11
  Meeting:
Meeting:
    MONTY
MADNESS

Meet at UNHS at
5:30am.
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY
SAT.
5/23/11
5/24/11
5/24/11
5/25/11
5/26/11
5/27/11
    Meeting: