Critical Thinking with Robotics

Robotics and Coding for Elementary

Bee-Bot Commands

  • Forward
  • Reverse
  • Rotate right
  • Rotate left
  • Pause

The “Go” button launches the programmed sequence of operations and the “Clear” button clears the programming.

Bee-Bot Ideas and Resources

  • Bee-Bot Homepage
  • Teaching logic with the Bee-bot
  • Bee-Bot Lessons
  • Bee-Bot Curriculum Binder
  • Draw a number line or use masking tape to create a number line on the table or floor. Have Bee-Bot add two numbers
  • Program Bee-Bot to go forward and then back (subtraction)
  • Program Bee-Bot to go forward x units, 3 times (multiplication)
  • Add the negative number line and talk about negative numbers
  • Draw an xy axis and talk about ordered pairs, slope