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Lesson:

Space Rescue

Coding,

English Language Arts,

Robotics,

Science

Experience Level

Grades 1-3

Grades 3-5

Duration

10-15 minutes

Group Size

Individual

Small Groups (2-4)

Compatible Robots

Root rt0 Coding Robot

Root rt1 Coding Robot

Details

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

Downloads & Resources

Finish the Story: Space Rescue

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!

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-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-11

Decompose (break down) the steps needed to solve a problem into a precise sequence of instructions.

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.