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Perform in the spotlight

Let’s get the Edison robot to play music or dance when it detects light, just like a performer in the spotlight!

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You will also need to use the EdBlocks programming app.

About this lesson

Recommended time

55 minutes

Difficulty

Beginner

Prerequisites

None

Grade levels

Year 2 – Year 6

Introduce Edison robots to your students, helping them begin to explore what a robot is and how it can sense, and react, to the world. Students program the Edison robot using the block-based programming language EdBlocks, practicing computer science fundamentals including sequence, loops and conditionals.

This 1-hour lesson is designed to allow students to work independently as they discover:

  • What is a robot?
  • How does the Edison robot work?
  • How do you make a program for Edison using the EdBlocks coding language?
  • How do you download a program from EdBlocks to Edison?
  • What do Edison’s light sensors do?
  • What is an infinite loop?
  • How can you use the sensors to make the robot react?
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