Learn to write programs for your VEX IQ Robot

Become a better programmer - Step by step.

Excell in the Autonomous section at VEX competitions!

The programming skills you learn here are also applicable to "real" programming languages like C++

Course Includes:

  • Links to informational webpages
  • Videos of real robots doing the challenges in the course
  • Quizzes
  • Rubrics
  • Downloadable Solution Programs


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VEXcode IQ Blocks PDF Edition

Course for Robotics Teachers and Students

  • This handbook was written to assist robotics teachers, coaches and students in organizing their learning material.
  • We progress from building the robot and installing the software, reviewing basic drive commands, learning program control structures, all the way to the final 2D-List project – By which time you’ll be well versed in the use of VEXcode IQ Blocks.
  • You will learn how to use all the sensors, including the vision sensor.
  • Every section has detailed content and ideas to help you plan lessons and activities.

  • There are downloadable rubrics and quizzes at the end of each section to simplify metrics and grading.
  • Throughout the PDF version you’ll find clickable links that take you to external websites with more information about the subject or device under discussion.
  • To help you do the activities, there are links to videos of the author’s robots completing almost all the challenges and projects.