Cubelets

Cubelets

There's no wrong way to build with Cubelets Robot Blocks. Inspire budding innovators to play, build and become better thinkers with this groundbreaking, magnetic robot construction system. There are thousands of combinations - no coding required.

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This set of 21 activity cards is designed to support learning stations for small groups of two to three builders. Cards can be used by educators of any Cubelets skill level to guide learning in a student-driven learning center or classroom.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 8
  • Duration: 30 - 45 mins

This unit overview gives educators a high-level view of lesson progression, lesson objectives and student assessment.

  • Subject : Coding
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students use their natural curiosity to explore Cubelets while working with a partner or in a small group.

  • Subject : Coding
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students practice turning the Battery on and off and talk about what humans and robots have in common, and what makes humans and robots different. Students play Red Light, Green Light to practice SENSING and ACTING.

  • Subject : Reading and Literacy
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students investigate the unique properties of each SENSE and ACT Cubelet. They create robots and name them, practice counting how many Cubelets are in their robot, and try to use SENSE, ACT and Battery accurately when they are talking to peers.

  • Subject : Reading and Literacy
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Starting with a Drive Bot, students experiment with building robots that use more than one ACT Cubelet. Students brainstorm possible applications for the robots they build.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Modeling happens in all different ways, but the most common is to draw a picture of what you observe. In this lesson, students will practice drawing pictures of robots they build.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking, Science
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students investigate what happens when they add robot blocks to constructions that they already understand. First, students will build with two or more ACT Cubelets, then students explore what happens when they use more than one SENSE Cubelet.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students now have a fluent understanding of how SENSE and ACT Cubelets work together in robot constructions, so this lesson adds THINK Cubelets to open a whole new level of Cubelets play.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students will use critical thinking skills to build a specific robot based on a description. By this point, students should be fluent with Cubelets, so this lesson is intended to push student groups to work together to build more complex robots.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students make 3-block robot constructions, then another group acts out the robot the first group built.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 30 mins

Students build robots and create a story that includes their robot as a character. This lesson is designed for written storytelling, so you will need to adapt it if you'd like your students to tell their stories verbally.

  • Subject : Design Thinking
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

This unit overview gives educators a high-level view of lesson progression, lesson objectives and student assessment.

  • Subject : Coding
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students use their natural curiosity to explore Cubelets while working in a small group.

  • Subject : Coding
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students investigate the unique properties of each SENSE and ACT Cubelet and discover how rotating the orientation of each Cubelet can drastically change robot behavior.

  • Subject : Coding
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Starting with a Drive Bot, students experiment with building robots that use more than one ACT Cubelet. Students brainstorm possible applications for the robots they build.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Starting with a Drive Bot, students experiment with building robots that use more than one ACT Cubelet. Students brainstorm possible applications for the robots they build.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students apply their understanding of Cubelets and investigate what happens when they use more than one SENSE Cubelet.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Modeling happens in all different ways, but the most common is to draw a picture of what you observe. In this lesson, students will practice drawing pictures of robots they build.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students will use critical thinking skills to build a specific robot based on a description. By this point, students should be fluent with Cubelets, so this lesson is intended to push student groups to work together to build more complex robots.

  • Subject : Coding, Design Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students use paper to change the behavior of a robot construction as a precursor to programming with Cubelets Blockly. This lesson allows students to combine their spatial reasoning and computational thinking skills into one robotics project.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

Students build robots and create a story that includes their robot as a character. This lesson is designed for written storytelling, so you will need to adapt it if you'd like your students to tell their stories verbally.

  • Subject : Design Thinking, Reading and Literacy
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 0 - 45 mins

This unit overview gives educators a high-level view of lesson progression, lesson objectives and student assessment.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Students investigate the unique properties of each Cubelet. First, students explore SENSE and ACT Cubelets, then they expand their investigation to include THINK Cubelets.

  • Subject : Coding, Science
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Students apply their understanding of Cubelets and investigate what happens when they use more than one SENSE Cubelet.

  • Subject : Computational Thinking, Math
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Students design steering robots using their understanding of SENSE Cubelets and THINK Cubelets. Steering robots take Cubelets to the next level, and prepare students for challenges that ask for robots to navigate their environment.

  • Subject : Design Thinking
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Students use critical thinking skills to build a specific robot based on a description. This lesson has students rotate between three different stations trying to address the same challenge with different combinations of Cubelets.

  • Subject : Computational Thinking
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Students use paper to change the behavior of a robot construction as a precursor to programming with Cubelets Blockly. This lesson allows students to combine their spatial reasoning and computational thinking skills into one robotics project.

  • Subject : Computational Thinking
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 0 - 60 mins

Create an animal for a robotic petting zoo. The animal must have at least one moving part.

  • Subject : Coding, Math, Science
  • Grade : 2 - 8
  • Duration: 30 - 60 mins

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  • Grade : #GRADELEVEL#
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A unit is a collection of projects. Some units are learning paths that must be completed in sequence. Others contain projects that are related but can be completed independently of each other.

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These 11 lessons are designed as a two-week introduction to help students become familiar with the learning tool and start creating with Cubelets across disciplines.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking, Design Thinking, Reading and Literacy, Science
  • Grade : 1 - 3
  • Duration: 375 mins

These 10 lessons are designed as a two-week introduction to help students become familiar with the learning tool and start creating with Cubelets across disciplines.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking, Design Thinking, Reading and Literacy
  • Grade : 4 - 6
  • Duration: 450 mins

These five lessons are designed as a one-week introduction to help students become familiar with Cubelets so they can start using the system as a tool for learning and modeling other concepts.

  • Subject : Coding, Computational Thinking, Design Thinking, Math, Science
  • Grade : 7 - 12
  • Duration: 360 mins

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