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Lesson:

Let's Go on a Bug Hunt!

Coding,

Puzzles,

Robotics,

Science

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Duration

10-15 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

No Robot

Root SimBot

Root rt0 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Details

Help the robots find and squish the bugs in their code.

Downloads & Resources

Bug Hunt (Level 1) Bug Hunt (Level 2)

Let's Go on a Bug Hunt!

Root and Square are trying to draw a flower, but there are bugs in their code. Use the activity worksheets to debug and help complete the flower drawing!


Activity Worksheets are available in Level 1 and Level 2. In Level 1, learners need to identify the bugs and remove them by placing an X on the unnecessary code blocks. In Level 2, learners need to identify the bugs and edit them to successfully draw the flower.

Educational Standards

CSTA K-12 CS Standards

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-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-15

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

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