Students work collaboratively to explore the functions of the Robolab program and create a small moving robot out of Legos.
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The Intelligent Piece of Paper
How smart is that piece of paper? The activity introduces the idea of computer programming as a list of instructions written by computer programmers. Two individuals play a game of Tic-Tac-Toe in which one follows the commands written on...
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering
Hands-On Engineering Challenges to Bolster Your Electricity, Sound, and Force Units
Need some activities to go along with your unit? A collection of hands-on activities from PBS offers opportunities to add to your electricity, sound, and force units. The electricity activities revolve around building a pinball-type...
6th - 8th Technology & Engineering
What is Inside a Coffee Maker?
You'll never look at your coffee maker the same way again after viewing a video on reverse engineering that shows the components inside a coffee maker. The narrator explains how each part was made, what material it is made from, and how...
14 mins 7th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
New Review Food Chains and Food Webs - Balance within Natural Systems
Feast on an informative resource. Scholars learn about food chains and food webs and how these interactions give information about the natural community. A PowerPoint presentation provides information about this concept.
9th - 12th Science
Building a Traffic Simulation
Code a traffic simulator. The lab talks the class through the general process to create a traffic simulator in Snap. The steps provide key aspects for the pupils to think about before building anything in the programming tool. Then class...
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering