Students will be given links to show different types of robots, and what they can do. Students are given a link to look at robots that can be purchased now for the home, and decide if they could--would they purchase the robot or not.
Movie Review: We will view parts of the following movies: Flubber, I Robot, Artificial Intelligence, Robo-Cop, Lost In Space (robot), Jetsons (Alice) and Terminator. I want them to see Robots at it's best and at it's worst, in order to write a great blog post.
Class Blog - Students will blog- compare a "good robot" vs a "not so good robot"
Our class will use the handouts in order to identify what makes a machine a robot: Body, Control, Behavior.
Our class will identify what is not a robot, and explain why.
Students will work with Ozobots, and develop playgrounds. Once playgrouds have been created, we will start writing algorithm for deeper Computer Science lesson.