STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - EDISON ROBOT Year 4
Year 4 ICT curriculum
Geography/ history – explorers
Drone – mud maps- birds eye view (maths)
History – Explorers using the edison robot
Problem – Using your knowledge of the world, your explorer use Book Creator and Edison robot to represent the path your explorer travelled and show how their exploration opened up the world.
Safety – ie ensuring that students aren’t filmed – why?
Establish rules for using Edison and ipads
Activity 2 Investigating with ICT (build their knowledge of the explorer)
Research explorer – get Edison robot to represent their explorer.
Activity 3 Investigating with ICT (build of their knowledge of continents)
Map – identify where the explorer came from
Identify their journeys
Activity 4 Creating with ICT (inputting information into presentation form)
Using text, images, video and audio for presentation.
Using book creator to build and plan ideas.
Getting familiar with the Edison robot using ed block to program
Activity 6 Coding
Programming the Edison to move around the basketball court.
Activity 7 Coding
Adding to Edison so that it represents their explorer
Using Edison to map out the explorers route
Add sound – for ocean, explorers voice, horns,
Activity 9 Student driven presentation of work (multi model)
Show case their work – verbal presentation
Book creator with video input