|highest temperature). Use other sensors to monitor the growth of the plant.|
|18.||Build a LEGO machine that can water your plants. Then program a Brick to make the machine water the plants every few days.|
|19.||Create a game where each player carries a Programmable Brick. Program the Bricks so that they give instructions to the players and send messages from one player to another.|
|20.||Think up twenty more things to do with a Programmable Brick.|
Seymour Papert, Steve Ocko, and Allan Toft have provided encouragement, inspiration, and ideas for the Programmable Brick project. Andrew Blumberg, Fei Hai Chua, Dennis Evangelista, Chris Gatta, Hanna Jang, Owen Johnson, Mark Neri, Darren Schmidt, Victor Tsou, and Elaine Yang all contributed to the development effort. The LEGO Group and the National Science Foundation (Grants 9153719-NMR and 9358519-RED) have provided financial support.
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Publication information: Book title: Constructionism in Practice:Designing, Thinking, and Learning in a Digital World. Contributors: Yasmin Kafai - Editor, Mitchel Resnick - Editor. Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ. Publication year: 1996. Page number: 172.