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Starstruck Sunglasses

Watch out, you have so much shine! Create your own Root sunglasses and program Root to respond to light!

  • Subjects
  • Art
  • Coding
  • Robotics
  • Science
  • Duration
  • 15-30 minutes
  • Compatible Robots
  • Root rt0 Coding Robot
  • Root rt1 Coding Robot
  • Group Size
  • Individual
  • Small Groups (2-4)
  • Experience Level
  • Grades 1-3
  • Things You'll Need
  • Scissors
  • Markers

Starstruck Sunglasses

In this activity, learners will explore how Root's light sensors work. Design some unique sunglasses with the printable costume template. Then, program Root's light sensors to respond to light and dark. Press Play and take Root's sunglasses on and off.

Going Further

Try adding more blocks and editing the code for a more exciting Root reaction. Code a light show or play a song; use the block editors to get creative with the code!