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March 13, 2017 Lesson

Learning Targets:

  1. Review using the sound block.
  2. Learn to use the display block.
  3. Explore the move block.

Supplies needed:

  • Yard sticks for each team
  • Lego tower
  • Lego person
  • Container with index card challenges of: 25 cm, 50 cm, 75 cm or 100 cm

 

Lesson Sequence:

  1. If desired, spend a few minutes finishing up the extra credit assignment from last week.  (7 min) Share with a teacher when complete for extra credit.

     

  2. Watch the following video on using the display and sound blocks (5 min):

     

    https://cs4hsrobots.appspot.com/unit?unit=24&lesson=34

     

  3. Create the “sleepy night” program and test it  (5 min)

     

  4. Click here to view the Robot Project 1 Assignment. Complete the program and share it with a teacher before moving onto the next step. (10 min)

     

  5. Extra credit: Can you draw a Mickey Mouse silhouette using display blocks?

    Hint: Explore the Action: Drawing  and Type: Circle. For further information click “more help” to the right of the configuration panel.  When complete share with a teacher.

    mickey 

  6.  At 2:30pm the class will regroup to discuss the Movement Challenge.
  7. Click here to view the Movement Challenge #1 instructions.  (20 min)

     

  8. Students gather together in the reading corner and demonstrate work. Share reflections.
    • Did your program work the way you expected? If not, why not?)

       

  9. Collect materials and package up robot boxes, turn off robot, gather USB cables and folder materials.