Classroom Activity

Mission 1: Measure
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Audience: Educators
Grades: 6-9


Students can use a robot to measure the hallway accurately. This activity includes programming instructions and a help sheet to assist students with writing a simple program on their graphing calculators. The commands instruct the robot to move forward carrying a calculator until it bumps into something. Students use data displayed on the calculator to determine the distance the robot traveled.

Mission 1: Measure [785KB PDF file]

This activity is part of the Calculator-Controlled Robots Educator Guide.