digIT Robotics workbook

This brief lesson provides an introduction to coding MakerBots (mBots) using a block language. It provides introductory information about the robot's sensors, motors and microcontroller so students can control the mBot.

Additional details

Year band(s) 5-6
Content type Student challenges, Lesson ideas
Format Document
Australian Curriculum Digital Technologies code(s)

Investigate the main internal components of common digital systems and their function


Define problems with given or co developed design criteria and by creating user stories


Design algorithms involving multiple alternatives (branching) and iteration


Implement algorithms as visual programs involving control structures, variables and input

Technologies & Programming Language​s Robotics and drones
Keywords Robotics, Programming, mBot

Australian Maths Trust.


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