Love these little robots.
The OZOBOT site has great tutorials and lesson ideas. You can code the OZOBOT in using colour markers or using block coding with OzoBlocky
CREATE ADVENTURES AND GAMES FOR OZOBOT TO EXPLORE.
Begin by learning Ozobot’s simple color language as you draw mazes, paths, intersections and create entire worlds to explore puzzling playgrounds, fast tracks and intricate labyrinths. with colour markers. I liked the shape tracer 1 & 2 in OzoBlocky.
USE BLOCK CODING FOR FULL CONTROL
OzoBlockly gives you the power to fully control your Ozobot's movement and behavior. Powered by Google’s Blockly, OzoBlockly offers five modes from
Pre-Reader with icon-based blocks to Master with support for many low-level functions and advanced programming concepts. It has something for everyone!
OZOBOT Engineering in 3D
Above is one of Abel Tasman’s Voyager
1. Create a story map – plan it out so you know where the robot will stop spin, or speedup.
2. Draw your story map with illustrations and coding in the tracks.
3. Include at least 2 of the following
Tornado: A command to spin around twice at increasing speed, then continue following the line in the same direction.
Zigzag: A command to sway right-left-right-left while moving forward, then continue moving straight.
Spin: A command to spin around twice at a consistent speed, then continue following the line in the same direction.
Win/Exit (Play Again): A command to perform a “success” animation, then continue to follow the line
4. Write a script for your story map.
5. Film OZOBOT on your story map and read the script as a voice over.
STORY MAPS FOR INSPiRATION
Virtual Teacher Ozobot Playlist - 20 videos made by students
OzoBot Project, Baby Snail Story (1m), Alligator Story Narrated (1m),
Pirate Story Narrated (1.42)
Coding for young children Download the FREE apps for iPad or android.
Coding is the new literacy! With ScratchJr, young children (ages 5-7) can program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.
Online Scratch , here you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animation. Check out the great tutorials and games as well.
This 12-year-old kid learned to code on Codecademy, built 5 apps, and is speaking at SXSW. this s a great story and truly inspirational for kids starting for code.
Learn to Coder Interactively for FREE at Codecademy. Sign up online. The lessons are simple and easy to follow. Or Download the Codecademy APP for iPad which is also FREE Learn Java script, Python, html, etc. Beginner courses are free.
Learn to Code in the Browser - Guided activities.
APP for iPad which is also FREE Learn Java script, Python, html, etc. App Lab
is a programming environment where you can make simple apps.
The Hour of Code is officially from 3-7 December, but you can do the hour of code at anytime throughout the year. Code the Dance Party, or even do the Unplugged Dance Party. Or choose from a variety of coding options including Minecraft. Great videos and teacher's notes.
This is a great site for students to work through under their own steam.
This Unit is an Intro to JS: Drawing & Animation once signed into a class, student progress can be traced. The site has great help options avaiable as you progress.
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