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Compliments and Kind Words

Use variables in Level 2 to share some kind words with your friends! Program Root to say compliments when driving over red hearts!

Downloads & Resources

  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 15-30 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root rt0 Coding Robot
  • Root rt1 Coding Robot
  • Group Size
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 3-5
  • Grades 6-9
  • Things You'll Need
  • Markers
  • Whiteboard Grid
  • iRobot Coding platform

Compliments and Kind Words

Build code in Level 2 that showers your friends with compliments! The guide provides directions on how to program Root using variables. Insert your own compliments and draw some red hearts on the whiteboard. When you're finished, press Play and guide Root to each heart as you watch your friends smile!

Educational Standards

CSTA K-12 CS Standards


Create programs that use variables to store and modify data.


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


Modify, remix, or incorporate portions of an existing program into one's own work, to develop something new or add more advanced features.


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