Sphero and the chocolate factory

This activity allows students to use the visual programming software Lightning Lab to control Sphero to act out the role of a fictional character. This activity uses Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl as an example. This lesson idea was created by Steven Payne.

Additional details

Year band(s) 3-4
Content type Lesson ideas
Format Web page
Technologies & Programming Language​s Robotics and drones
Keywords Sphero, Programming, Robots, Directional language, CSER, Computer Science Education Research Group, Steven Payne
Integrated, cross-curriculum, special needs Mathematics



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