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Robotics for Kids

Robotics basics with the help of fun robotics projects for kids

NUMBER OF LESSONS

9

LEARNING HOURS

9+

GRADES

5+

Curriculum Lesson Plan

Section 1 - Basics of Robotics

Students will first be introduced to robotics and then to the essentials of building a robot the DIY way as they learn how to build a Smartphone-controlled robot, a follow-me robot, and a gripper.

1.1 - Introduction to Robotics – Part 1

What are robots? What are their characteristics? Classification of robots. Applications of robots in different fields. Basic components of a mobile robot - gripper, wheels, and actuators.

1.2 - Introduction to Robotics – Part 2

Basic components of a mobile robot - chassis, sensors, brain (evive). What is the importance of programming in robotics?

1.3 - Smartphone Controlled Robot – Assembly

How to assemble the basic structure of a mobile robot?

1.4 - Smartphone Controlled Robot – Circuitry

How to control the movement of a two wheel mobile robot using microbit?

1.5 - Smartphone Controlled Robot – Programming

How to make a custom block (function) in Mblock 5? How to control a robot using Dabble's Gamepad module?

1.6 - Follow Me Robot – Calibrating IR Sensors

What is an IR sensor? How does it work? How to connect it to microbit or arduino and calibrate it to detect objects in close proximity?

1.7 - Follow Me Robot – Programming

How to control the movement of a two wheel mobile robot using microbit?

1.8 - Shy Robot – Programming Challenge

How to make a custom block (function) in Mblock 5? How to control a robot using Dabble's Gamepad module?

1.9 - Gripper

What is an IR sensor? How does it work? How to connect it to microbit or arduino and calibrate it to detect objects in close proximity?