Applying Research Skills: Robot Design

by  Wonder Workshop


In this lesson, students will work collaboratively to find examples of robotic home technologies that they find appealing. Using Dash as part of a model, students will work to design a prototype to program and demonstrate one improvement or addition to the existing robot.


Coding ELA

Group Size:

1- 3students

Target Grades:

3- 5

Time Required:

4 hours-


  • Students will:

    • conduct a short research project that uses two sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
    • improve a feature of a technology design.
    • create a prototype using Dash and self-made attachments.
    • program Dash using the Blockly app with loops, conditionals, events, functions, and variables.