CoderZ Adventure with LEGO® Education SPIKE™Prime

It’s time to pack your bags and dive into the world of STEM, coding, and robotics—no experience necessary! This intro course takes kids on a journey through 10 virtual CoderZ destinations where they’ll learn how to program and navigate a virtual robot using Blockly. Lessons include CS, basic math, geometry, project development, and soft skills. Gamified missions break up the lessons into bite-sized chunks to set a comfortable learning pace.

Includes teaching guide with: solutions, reflective questions, formative assessment suggestions, quizzes, instructional videos, knowledge base, and class management tool!

Who this course is for: Teachers and students grades 4-6, without prior coding or robotics knowledge, but with an open and curious mind.

No installation
No hardware costs
Suitable for teachers of all backgrounds
PBL Approach
NGSS & CSTA alignment
Downloadable Certificate
30+
Hours of Curriculum
98
Missions

Self-paced, gamified activities with real-time feedback and step-by-step instructions

Grades 4th-6th
Blockly
English, Hebrew, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Last updated 12/2021

Students’ Outcome

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Algorithm design, sequencing, conditions
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Control flow: repeat times, wait for, code efficiency
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Info gathering: plan, code, test, debug
MATH & GEOMETRY
Functions: addition, subtraction, multiplication, division
MATH & GEOMETRY
Angle measurement: acute, obtuse, overlapping, vertical
MATH & GEOMETRY
Shapes: adjacent/equilateral triangles, partial/full circles, parallel lines
SOFT SKILLS
Teamwork and collaboration
SOFT SKILLS
Giving and using peer feedback
SOFT SKILLS
Creativity and critical thinking for debugging
30+ hours, 10 lessons, 98 missions

Сourse Outline and Learning Objectives

1
Adventures Peak
7
missions

Introduction to coding, robotics, and motion planning with ‘drive distance’ and ‘turn’ instructions.

2
Frozen Island
6
missions

Students dive deeper into programming by gathering data using basic math, then explain their code with comments.

3
The Lost City
9
missions

Students learn to use the distance measuring tool and navigation tools such as ‘wait’ and ‘repeat’.

4
Crystal Crater
11
missions

Students use the ‘turn block’ angle parameter to add or subtract and compute the required degrees to turn their robot.

5
Candy Town
10
missions

Students use the digital measuring tool to discover the radius of a circle and the degrees of an angle.

6
Sketch It
3
missions

Students code the robot to write their initials, trace an ice-cream cone, and create a custom mandala

7
The Milky Way
7
missions

Students use all the skills acquired throughout the course in a creative way. Coding for fun!

8
Weebo’s Manor
15
missions

Students use the robot’s distance sensor to create programs that can adapt to unpredictable environments.

9
Cyber Blocks
15
missions

Students use 'push blocks' to remove obstacles in their environment and practice logical problem solving.

10
Arctic Lab
15
missions

Students instruct their robots to use 'push blocks', and coordinate with the helicopter-bot.

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Course Resources

Teaching Guide

Teaching Guide

Everything you need to flow through each lesson, including: clear objectives, questions for reflection, instructional videos, and more.

Slide Deck for Classroom Activities

Slide Deck for Classroom Activities

Each session is guided by a presentation that covers the entire session from theory to practice, including: scientific background, examples and sample code, discussion guidelines, play time activities, and speaker notes.

Mission Solutions

Mission Solutions

You can quickly navigate to all the solutions for each lesson in just a few clicks.

Heatmaps and Student Reports

Heatmaps and Student Reports

So you can see how individual students compare to one another, identify specific topics they may be struggling with, and recommend corrective actions.

Knowledge Base and Help Desk

Knowledge Base and Help Desk

Get answers to all your subject matter questions and find your way around the platform.

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