Building a Junk Bot is a fun activity where you can make use of recycled materials to build it. It is an amazing activity with kids. If you think the process of making a junk bot is difficult, then don’t worry. We are here. Today we will learn about how to make a Junk Bot. So, let us begin the process.
Now, let us have a look at the list of supplies required to make a Junk Bot. They are as follows:
- AA batteries (2)
- AA battery holder
- Large motor
- Plastic Bottle
- Googly Eyes
- Glue or Tape
- Googly eyes
- Screw Driver
Steps To Make A Junk Bot
Step 1: Firstly, take the battery holder and insert two AA batteries.
Step 2: Now, slide back the cover of the battery holder and twist the red and black wires together from the motor and battery holder. Slowly wrap the exposed metal parts of the wires with the help of tape, which will help you to prevent short circuits. Lastly, insert a cork onto the motor’s shaft.
Connecting with motor and inserting cork
Step 3: Design and build a body. It is completely your innovation, so there is no right or wrong method for this step.
Designing and building the body
Step 4: Attach and connect the battery pack to your robot.
Attaching the Battery holder and motor
Step 5: Make sure your battery pack is ON and place the robot on the floor.
- We recommend you use recycled materials to build the robot.
Things To Remember
- You should not apply glue or tape on the battery pack shut.
- Secondly, you should make sure that the cork is free and can completely rotate
Make sure that the wires should not get tangled with cork when the robot is moving.
Saquib Siddiqui is a Mechanical Engineer and a content creator. He has special interest in science experiments and teaches the same to school and college students. He is also a technical lead at RUDE LABS PVT. LTD.