Creator Studio: Spheros Basics Lesson Plan

All of the information needed to organize and facilitate a library activity focused on learning how to use Spheros robots. Includes information on setup and equipment needed, details on each of the components of the activity, and an overview of how Spheros robots work.

Anyone who is thinking of hosting a beginning Spheros library activity will get ideas from this lesson plan. What's included provides a good starting point for library staff just getting started with Spheros robots and for getting ideas about how to put together a computational thinking activity for and with youth.

Audience: 
Upper elementary (3-5)
Middle school (6-8)
Learner Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Facilitator Type: 
Library staff member
Community member
Facilitator Experience w/ CS & CT: 
Beginner
Some Practice
Type of Library: 
Public
School
Tribal
Special
Library Location Type: 
Rural
Suburban
Urban
Size: 
Very small (< 300 students, < 10k population)
Small (< 500 students, < 24k population)
Medium (< 750 students, < 99k population)
Large (< 1000 students, < 500k population)
Very large (1000+ students, 500k+ population)
Topic: 
Block-based programming
Robotics
Program Type & Frequency: 
In school time
Out of school time
One time session
Requirements: 
Technology required
Cost
Resource Type: 
Lesson plans & activities
Point of Contact: 
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