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Lesson:

Clear the Roads

Coding,

Robotics,

Science

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Duration

15-30 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

Root SimBot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Root rt0 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Details

Use Root's eraser and color sensor to code an autonomous street-clearing robot!

Downloads & Resources

Clear the Roads Worksheet (Beginner) Clear the Roads Worksheet (Intermediate)
Educational Standards

CSTA K-12 CS Standards

1A-AP-08

Model daily processes by creating and following algorithms (sets of step-by-step instructions) to complete tasks.

1A-AP-09

Model the way programs store and manipulate data by using numbers or other symbols to represent information.

1A-AP-10

Develop programs with sequences and simple loops, to express ideas or address a problem.

1A-AP-11

Decompose (break down) the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions.

1A-AP-14

Debug (identify and fix) errors in an algorithm or program that includes sequences and simple loops.

1B-AP-10

Create programs that include sequences, events, loops, and conditionals.

1B-AP-11

Decompose (break down) problems into smaller, manageable subproblems to facilitate the program development process.

1B-AP-15

Test and debug (identify and fix errors) a program or algorithm to ensure it runs as intended.

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