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Root in the Forest

Watch this episode to find out what happens to Root in the forest! Then complete the special coding challenge.

  • Subjects
  • Coding
  • English Language Arts
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 10-15 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root SimBot
  • Root rt0
  • Root rt1
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Grades 3-5
  • Things You'll Need
  • iRobot Coding platform

Root in the Forest

In this Finish the Story episode, Root is enjoying a day in the forest until something unexpected happens. Complete the starter code to help Root determine what to do next. Learners will use Root's bump sensors to code their responses.


Our Finish the Story series provides a visual prompt for learners to identify a problem and communicate their responses with code. Not only are students refining their listening and problem solving skills, they're also strengthening their skills in programming and coding!