Wake Up!

Introduction

Show different moods on your LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3.

Show mood on the screen

Step 1

Open the ||brick:Brick|| Toolbox drawer. Drag out a ||brick:show mood|| block onto the Workspace, and place it into the ||loops:on start|| block. You should hear and see the block click into place.

brick.showMood(moods.sleeping)

Step 2

Notice your EV3 Brick is snoring with eyes closed in the simulator! Let’s wake it up. Open the ||brick:Brick|| Toolbox drawer again. Drag out 2 more ||brick:show mood|| blocks and drop them into the ||brick:on start|| block also.

brick.showMood(moods.sleeping) 
brick.showMood(moods.sleeping) 
brick.showMood(moods.sleeping)

Step 3

In the second ||brick:show mood|| block, click on the drop-down menu to select the tired mood.

Show mood dropdown selections

brick.showMood(moods.sleeping) 
brick.showMood(moods.tired) 
brick.showMood(moods.sleeping)

Step 4

In the third ||brick:show mood|| block, click on the drop-down menu to select the love mood.

Show mood dropdown selections

brick.showMood(moods.sleeping) 
brick.showMood(moods.tired) 
brick.showMood(moods.love)

Step 5

Now, plug your EV3 Brick into the computer with the USB cable, and click the Download button at the bottom of your screen. Follow the directions to save your program to the brick.