Basic ball control with Sphero

Students are introduced to Sphero and its main features – direction, speed and colour. This lesson allows students to experiment through playing with Sphero and controlling it with the Sphero app. This lesson idea was created by Steven Payne.

Additional details

Year band(s) F-2
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Follow, describe and represent a sequence of steps and decisions (algorithms) needed to solve simple problems

Technologies & Programming Language​s Robotics and drones
Keywords Sphero, Programming, Robots, Directional language, Steven Payne, CSER, Computer Science Education Research Group
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics



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