Vocabulary: Pool Cue


In this lesson, students will work in pairs, programming Cue to roll like a pool ball into the six holes of a pool table and to say the definition of each assigned vocabulary word in the fewest moves possible.


Students Will:

  • recognize the meaning of six assigned vocabulary words.
  • measure angles with a protractor.
  • measure distance with a metric ruler.
  • design a flat version of a pool table according to assigned measurements.
  • program Cue to roll into six pockets of a pool table in one program.
  • program distance, angles, and speed.
  • determine the combination of angles and distances needed to program Cue to roll into each of the six pockets in the fewest moves possible.
  • program Cue to say the meaning of each word.
  • include controls, events, and custom sounds in their program.

Target Grades: 6 - 8

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Cue is an incredibly clever robot with a witty attitude that’s full of interactive surprises.