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Space Rescue

Watch the video to find out what happens to Root in space! Use the whiteboard grid to finish the story!

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

Space Rescue

In this Space Rescue episode, Root is called to help save some friends lost in orbit. Finish the story by coding a celebratory dance and complete the rescue mission! This episode incorporates sensors including Root's color scanner.


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!