Lesson 1 – Objectives

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To understand Robotics.

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Designing Robots.

Lesson 1 – Classroom Worksheet

Lesson 1a – Introduction to Robotics

Lesson 1a – Worksheet Guide

Step 1. INVESTIGATE – USE FOR ROBOTS

Robots can have multiple uses in the world. Some of these applications can be used for good and some can be used for bad. Investigate 3 good uses and 3 bad uses for Robots. Why is it important to discuss the bad uses of Robotics?

Step 2. DRAW – DESIGN A ROBOT

If you were a Robot Designer what would you use Robots for? How would you use your creativity to make new and awesome Robots? Draw an annotated design of your Robot.

Lesson 1b – Introduction to Robotics

Lesson 1b – Worksheet Guide

Step 3. INVESTIGATE – THE HISTORY OF ROBOTS

Investigate who invented the first Robot and explore the history of Robots, Discuss with the class why you think Robots we first invented.

Step 4. DRAW – THE FUTURE

Draw how you think the world will look in 50 years time. How do you think Robots will be used? Have a brief discussion with your class before you start – just for some interesting ideas.

Lesson 1 – Outcomes

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Could the students understand the use for Robots?

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Can the student design some new ideas on how Robots will be used?