Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)

Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
Robot Research: Introduction to Robotics (PLTW)
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This student activity is a fun introduction to robotics in the classroom, and can be used with various robotics units, including the 5th grade Project Lead the Way (PLTW) "Robotics and Automation" module.

This activity works best if students have the following:

  • Internet Access
  • Google Apps account (school accounts)
  • Access to YouTube
  • Access to Popplet (iPad app or website - free version works!)
  • 1:1 or 1:2 devices (Tablet, Chromebooks, Laptops. etc.)

The linked resources are from:

  • YouTube (videos embedded in Google Slides) and will play through YouTube.

Recommended Time for Activity:

  • 2-5 hours, depending on the amount of research time allowed.
  • The activity can be stretched or shortened to meet your needs.

Standards addressed:

Engineering Design 3-5-ETS1-1.

Define a simple design problem reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost.

This Download includes:

  • Teacher Instructions for implementing the activity.
  • A link to the Student Directions (Website)
  • Links to videos of various types of robots (YouTube videos)
  • Link to a Popplet introduction video
  • Robot Research Form (can be used as a digital form or printed) for student research notes.
Total Pages
6 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours
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