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Lesson:

Root™ Brick Top Catapult

Use the brick accessory to transform your Root robot into a catapult!

  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Duration
  • 30-60 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root rt0 Coding Robot
  • Root rt1 Coding Robot
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-9
  • Advanced
  • Things You'll Need
  • Brick Top
  • Building bricks
  • Rubber bands
Educational Standards

Next Generation Science Standards

MS-ETS1-1

Define the criteria and constraints of a design problem with sufficient precision to ensure a successful solution, taking into account relevant scientific principles and potential impacts on people and the natural environment that may limit possible solutions.

MS-ETS1-2

Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem.