Unit 3: Lesson 6: Master Plan


In this lesson, students will explore examples of well-planned and poorly-planned projects and will consider the importance of planning for the success of a project. First, students will brainstorm a potential physical accessory that could be added to their problem-solving robot. Next, students will create a Master Plan for their problem-solving robot, including a description of the complete functionality of the robot, anticipated challenges, necessary accessories and materials, and planned code. These activities will be guided by the Design Process Notebooks.

Learning Objectives

  • Review how to share code with peers
  • Be introduced to the importance of planning
  • Brainstorm and plan the creation of a robot accessory
  • Complete the Project Pathways: Master Plan activities in their Design Process Notebook

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