|Name of Activity||Wedo Cars|
|Author||Emily Lai, Emily Naito|
|Keywords||Wedo, Car, LEGO, Robotics|
|Grade Level||K, 1, 2|
|Time||2 Hours Total|
|Brief Description||Part 1: Students create their own cars using the pieces in the Wedo kit.
Part 2: Students follow a set of pictoral instructions to construct a car using the Wedo kit pieces.
|Lesson Objectives:||- Introduce students to building vehicles using unfamiliar Wedo pieces|
|Materials Needed:||Wedo kits
Pictoral instruction handouts (Part 2)
|Preparation and Set Up:||- Arrange students in pairs
– Print out enough copies of the handouts for each pair of students
|Necessary Background||Familiarity with the wheels/axles/other unique Wedo kit pieces|
|Procedure||Part 1: – Show students which parts in the wedo kits will be used as wheels – Show students how to attach the wheels to axles and then to the body of the car – Distribute Wedo kits to pairs of students – Build the cars Part 2: – Have students disassemble cars from part 1 – Distribute handouts to pairs; explain what order the pictures go in – Build cars according to instructions|
|Umbrella Unit/Curriculum (if applicable)||Robotics in Motion|