Cyber Robotics 101

Beep, boop, beep beep! This course guides students to discover computer science and robotics concepts by programming their own virtual robot through a series of gamified missions. In addition to discovering the nuts and bolts of coding and controlling robots, they’ll practice STEM, computational thinking, problem solving, and soft skills that include creativity and inquiry.

Includes teachers’ guide, instructional videos, suggested solutions, pacing guidelines, slide deck for classroom activities, class conclusion Q&As, learning progress heatmap, knowledge base, and help desk!

Who this course is for: Teachers and students grades 6-9, with little to no experience in coding and robotics. Short, structured missions and flexible pacing make it engaging for a range of learning levels.

100% online, no installation required
No hardware costs
Suitable for homeschoolers & tutors of all backgrounds
PBL Approach
NGSS & CSTA alignment
Downloadable Certificate
15
Lessons
100
Activities

25+ hours of curriculum

Gamified activities with step-by-step instructions

Grades 5th-9th
English, Hebrew, French, Spanish, Portuguese
Lego Education Blended learning available
This course allows students to either play it fully online, or to connect it to lego's EV3 pysical robot and watch their code in action
Last updated 11/2022

Students’ outcome

COMPUTER SCIENCE
Control flows: if, if-else, nested loops, repeat until/while/forever
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Functions for code reusability, comparison operators, Boolean conditions
COMPUTER SCIENCE
Code efficiency and autonomous decision-making
ROBOTICS
Manual control and heads up display (HUD)
ROBOTICS
Motion planning: power and steering arguments
ROBOTICS
Sensors: touch, gyro, ultrasonic, color, and gyro reset
SOFT SKILLS
Teamwork and collaboration, giving/receiving feedback
SOFT SKILLS
Inquiry, investigation, prediction, and creativity
SOFT SKILLS
Critical and computational thinking for problem solving

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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