Week 1

Outline

Overview

Session 1

Questions

What is the goal of this project?

What does life consist of?

Goal

To understand the project goal

To understand the problem solving process

To understand the problem that drives the current project

To know each other in the team and prepare for team work

Activities

Watch videos on Mars

Learn about the final competition

Learn about the problem solving process

Research the forms of life

Resources

Video on Mars

Problem Solving Process diagram

Web-resources on life

Outcomes

Journal writing/research recording

Forms of life

Session 2

Questions

What is a Robot?

What are the components of a robot?

Goal

To understand the roles of robots in society.

To name the robot components

To name the parts of EV3 and their specific functions

To understand how the motors and wheels work on the robot

Activities

Watch videos on Robot

Learn about the components of a robot

Learn about EV3 robot parts

Resources

Video on robot, EV3 parts/functions resources

Video on EV3 software environment

Worksheet 1

EV3 Software

Outcomes

Robot’s functions

List of EV3 parts/functions

A short code on turning on and turning off the motors of EV3