Bees and Flowers
The grade 1/2 classes at Elbow Park School programmed their robots to visit three flowers and return home. This short project worked on estimating distances, spatial relationships, directionality and responding to input.
Students wrote in their journal every day. Here is some advice and observations from the students:
"I learned that you don't just use the panel on the robot to program. It is harder and funner when it works. My mom thought it was really, really hard to do."
I learned how to program a robot, how to stop it, how to start it, how to make it talk, etc..."