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NRW Challenge: Robo Friends

Use shapes to code a robo friend! In this coding challenge, use Move, Turn, and Repeat Blocks to draw parts of a robot with simple shapes. What will your robo friend look like?

  • Subjects
  • Art
  • Coding
  • Robotics
  • Social Emotional Learning
  • Duration
  • 30-45 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root SimBot
  • Root rt0 Coding Robot
  • Root rt1 Coding Robot
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Things You'll Need
  • N/A

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Happy National Robotics Week!

Celebrate National Robotics Week all month long with new coding challenges! From basic shapes to sharing your values, learn how to communicate with code!

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NRW Challenge: Robo Shapes

Robots come in all shapes and sizes, just like us! In this coding challenge, learn how to code different shapes with the Root Coding Robot!

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NRW Challenge: Shape Wheels

Patterns are all around us! In this coding challenge, work together to create a repeated pattern called a Shape Wheel! What kind of unique shapes can you create with loops and Repeat Blocks?

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Activities for National Robotics Week

The mission of National Robotics Week is simple — to inspire students in robotics and STEM related fields and to share the excitement of robotics with audiences of all ages. We've gathered resources below to help learners of any age engage with National Robotics Week.

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Coding,

Engineering,

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Puzzles,

Robotics