STEM Lesson Plan & Activities - SPHERO Year 3

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Celebrations around the world - Commonwealth Games
•Lesson idea 1 Introducing the Commonwealth - Countries included and game events (Spheros navigate the commonwealth countries )
•Lesson idea 2 Australia- Gold Coast (Sphero to get to one event to another in the quickest time, Timetable public transport from; Events/ Brisbane to Gold Coast)
•Lesson 3 Australia- Other events Australia celebrates and commemorate (iPad- Popplet -Time line)
•Lesson 4 Country- x what events celebrated and commemorate (virtual tour of festival)
•Lesson 5 Country- x what events celebrated and commemorate (virtual tour of festival)
•Lesson Idea 6-Country- x what events celebrated and commemorate (virtual tour of festival)
•Lesson Idea 7- Each group chooses a country and identifies celebrations and commemorations and creates their presentation using their choice of iPad apps eg. Book creator/ iMovie/ Stop Motion/ Keynote/ Popplet
•Lesson 8 Create a world map (size of hall floor) and program the sphero to navigate the map.  Challenge 1 navigate the Sphero around the world. Challenge 2 Navigate the Sphero in alphabetical order/ shortest distance around the map.
•Lesson 9 Culminating Activity -Use the scaled map and groups agreed pathway the Sphero will  guide and move to each country.  Each group presents their countries celebrations and commemorations via their choice of pathway and iPad apps eg. Book creator/ iMovie/ Stop Motion/ Keynote/ Popplet)