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) 1-2
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Core and overarching concepts Algorithms, Implementation (programming)
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Follow and describe algorithms involving a sequence of steps, branching (decisions) and iteration (repetition)

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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