Lesson Information

Second Grade lesson:

Week: 20 Lesson ID: 566

question
Big Questions:

What is a robot? what is an algorithm? What does a robot do with an algorithm? How can I program a robot to do what I want it to do?

target
Objectives:

Understand that a robot will execute a program. Robots only do exactly what you program to do. An algorithm is a program or a recipe for a computer. 

Important Docs

documents:

Edison Robot Computer Commands


The Standards

CCSS:

1A-AP-08 K-2  Model daily processes by creating and following algorithms (sets of step-by-step instructions) to complete tasks. Composition is the combination of smaller tasks into more complex tasks. Students could create and follow algorithms for making simple foods, brushing their teeth, getting ready for school, participating in clean-up time.

Tech Standards: