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What Robots Do
K-1 | 1.5 hrs.
Learn about the many things robots do, and work in teams, like engineers, to design a robot that solves an everyday problem. Learn about robots. Find out what robots can do. Team up to design your own robots.
How Robot Moves
K-1 | 1.5 hrs.
create algorithms for robots and friends. Learn about the parts of a robot. Find out how robots move. Make a robot move.
Design a Robot
K-1 | 1.5 hrs.
Now that you know what robots can do and how they do it, it’s time to design your own robot! Work like engineers to plan and build a prototype of your robot that solves an everyday problem. Plan your robot, Create a prototype and Get feedback on your robot.
Model Car Design Challenge
K-1 | 1.5 hrs.
Learn about friction by building and testing model cars.
Design and build model cars. Use model cars to test the friction of different surfaces. Race your cars!
Design Robots
2-3 | 1.5 hrs.
Learn how to plan, build, and share feedback like an engineer by creating a prototype of a robot that helps other people or animals. Explore how robots imitate nature. Learn about the parts of a robot. Plan your robot. Create a prototype and get feedback on your robot.
Programming Robots
2-3 | 1.5 hrs.
Learn how robots use sensors and how to create simple programs that could be run by a robot. Create a simple machine. Test your robot senses. Learn about programming. Try simple programming and code a robot
Model Car Design Challenge
2-3 | 1.5 hrs.
Learn about friction by building and testing model cars.
Design and build model cars. Use model cars to test the friction of different surfaces. Race your cars!
Showcasing Robots
2-3 | 1.5 hrs.
Now that you have your robot prototype, it’s time to create a presentation and share your design with others. After, learn about robotics teams and competitions and see a robot in action!
Designing Robots
4-5 | 3 hrs.
how to plan, build, and share feedback like an engineer by creating a prototype of a robot that solves a global problem. Discover the future of robots. Determine your robot's expertise. Plan your robot. Create a prototype. Get feedback on your robot.
Programming Robots
4-5 | 3 hrs.
Learn how robots receive instructions in a way similar to the human brain. Learn how robots work. Discover the robot brain. Learn about programming. Try simple programming. Code a robot
Showcasing Robots
4-5 | 3 hrs.
Now that you have your robot prototype, it’s time to create a presentation and share your design with others. After, learn about robotics teams and competitions and see a robot in action!
Designing Robots
6-8 | 3 hrs.
Build a prototype of a new kind of robot that could help someone to overcome a daily obstacle. Decide on a challenge, brainstorm solutions, plan, build a prototype, and test it to see how well it meets the challenge.
Programming Robots
6-8 | 3 hrs.
 learn about the parts that make up a robot. Get started with electronics by making a simple sensor, something robots use to function without human operators. Then practice coding robots using important programming concepts like functions and loops.
Showcasing Robots
6-8 | 3 hrs.
After engineers build a working version of their robots, they release them to the public. They may enter them into challenges and competitions or market them through a website or crowd-funding campaign. Now that you’ve built your robot, share your design with others and explore a future in robotics.
Designing Robots
9-10 | 2.5 hrs.
Build a prototype of a new kind of robot that helps or replaces people who work in difficult or dangerous situations. Decide on a challenge, brainstorm solutions, plan, build a prototype, and test it to see how well it meets the challenge.
Programming Robots
9-10 | 2.5 hrs.
To understand more about how robots work, explore the parts and systems that make up a robot, and then learn about different ways to control a robot, including computer programming.
Showcasing Robots
9-10 | 2.5 hrs.
After engineers build their robots, they show them to others and enter them into challenges and competitions. Now that you’ve built your robot prototype, it’s time to share your design with others.
Designing Robots
11-12 | 2.5 hrs.
Explore the Design Thinking Process as you build a model of a social robot that can make life better for others. Decide on a challenge, brainstorm solutions, plan, build a prototype, and test it to see how well it meets the needs it is designed to address.
Programming Robots
11-12 | 2.5 hrs.
To help you understand how robots work, learn about the parts that make up a robot. Get started by making a simple motorized robot to see how robot parts work together. Then practice coding robots, using important programming concepts, like functions and loops.
Showcasing Robots
11-12 | 2.5 hrs.
After engineers build their robots, they share their work with others through challenges, competitions, or marketing campaigns. Now that you’ve built your robot, share your design with others and explore your future with robotics.