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Lesson:

Level 1 Coding Basics

Coding,

Robotics

Experience Level

No Experience Required

PreK-K

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Duration

15-30 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

Root SimBot

Details

Solve these coding challenges to learn the basics of Level 1 code blocks!

Downloads & Resources

Level 1 Coding Basics
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-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-12

Develop plans that describe a program’s sequence of events, goals, and expected outcomes.

1A-AP-14

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

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Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Mini-Golf

Code the course with Root in this mini-golf game! Try and find the shortest solution to complete each challenge. Can you code a hole in one?

Coding,

Robotics

No Experience Required

Learn to Code: Level 1 Activity Cards

New to the iRobot Coding Platform? Or are you searching for a compatible curriculum for your classroom? These printable activity cards provide hours of step-by-step lessons and open-ended projects that can be completed in class or self-directed.

Coding,

Robotics,

Science