Introductory Challenges

Once students have the basics of how to program their robot to move forward and turn, these next challenges help students gain more skills.

Robot Dance – coming soon

Race to the Wall Challenge – coming soon

Race to the Wall with Sensor Challenge – coming soon

Trace a Polygon

Boys working on tracing a polygon with a robot

This challenge is great for helping children learn how their robot moves. It also helps with learning number sense. This is a great starting challenge. The challenge is to program the robot to trace the polygon. Programming the robot to follow a regular polygon reinforces understanding of the properties of 2D shapes and incorporates measurement of distance and angles in terms of wheel rotations, which requires multiplication and proportional thinking. We have used this challenge in Grades 3-6.