Codey Rocky: Rocky ‘n’ Roll Music (Grade 4-6)


In this lesson, students will learn how to apply the creative process to create and perform music for a variety of purposes, using the elements and techniques of music along with art and colour. To do so, students will learn how to associate certain colour drawn as “sound bars” and programmed for each sound a colour would make.


1. By the end of this lesson students will be able to describe what conditionals are and how they work in code along with using sensors appropriately.

2. By the end of this lesson students will be able to program a section of music on Codey Rocky using elements discussed in class.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Mathematics - Algebra (Coding) & Art (Music)
  • Quebec - Art (Music)
  • New Brunswick - Art (Music)
  • Nova Scotia - Art (Music) & ICT
  • Alberta - Art (Music), ICT & CTF
  • British Columbia - Arts Education & ADST
  • Manitoba - Art (Music)
  • Prince Edward Island - Art (Music)
  • Saskatchewan - Arts Education
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Art (Music)
  • Yukon Territories - Follow's B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Codey Rocky
Codey Rocky

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Codey Rocky combines hardware with software, allowing children to learn about programming while they play and create. Using mBlock, a software which supports both blocked-based and Python programming, Codey Rocky takes children by their hands and leads them into the world of technology with its in-built AI and IoT functionalities, giving them a competitive edge in the AI era.