STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - EDISON ROBOT Year 6

Aim: Students create a powered-movable vehicle (car/boat).

Students Document: Students film the process, using time lapse and create a video using iPad.

Relatable idea: WA is a mining country, only your car is allowed. Create the mining land, code how the car can get in and out.

 

Lesson 1: Introduce Task. Show them one. Discuss what materials they could use, how does it work?

Lesson Two: They research. Simple motor components. Mini motors, materials.

Lesson Three: They research. Simple motor components. Mini motors, materials.

Lesson Four: Build the car. 

Lesson Five: Build the car.

Lesson Six: Test the boat/car. Race them. Code them to go where you want. (Create a mine site and the car has to go to a specific place.) *May have the use Makey Makey to code it.

Lesson Seven: Put their time-lapse film together.

Lesson Eight: Edit the time-lapse.

Lesson Nine: Present.