Best Buy is running some insane prices on Amazon Fire tablets this weekend, and they can run a stripped-down version of the LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 software for programming that’s good enough for a lot of FIRST LEGO League applications. (I am not saying all applications, but you can do a lot.)
In the spirit of Allen Gregory and Spectrum’s many wonderful papers, I condensed some of the lessons I have learned running close to 50 Fire tablets in Bricks 4 Kidz programs into a document that FLL teams might glean some information from:
Some of the fleet management techniques may be useful if you choose to use tablets for scouting, particularly when it comes to charging and protection.
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