Weather Station Robot Unit

Weather Station Robot Unit

Weather Station Robot Unit

$500.00

SKU: WEATHER

Teach weather concepts, alongside math, science and coding by having students build and program a weather station to track and analyze atmospheric data.

Objective: Students build a robotic weather station that enables them to collect digital data about the weather.

Each Lesson includes the following elements:

  • Background information & resource links (some to share with students & some for teachers)
  • Introductory questions & information to share with the students
  • Step-by-step procedure for the project
  • Student handouts, charts, worksheets
  • Closure exercises
  • Assessment questions
  • Extension

Time Requirement: 6-8 week long term investigation project

Coding:

  • The Unit uses Scratch, a beginner drag-and-drop programming language developed at MIT. It is perfect for beginners, and no prior experience is expected or required.

Recommended Grades: 4-5

Main Audience: Classroom

Self-Paced? No

What’s included:

This lesson comes in the form of a one-time downloadable PDF with a license for 1 classroom. If you are interested in using this lesson school-wide or district-wide, please contact us for that pricing at DexterEd (at) dexterindustries.com.

What else will I need that does not come with this curriculum?

For purchases of 5 or more robots, please see our GrovePi Classroom Kit.

  • GrovePi Base Kit
  • Raspberry Pi (works with any version of the Raspberry Pi)
  • Wi-Fi Dongle (requires our custom Wi-Fi Dongle, even for the Pi 3, because our software is not yet totally compatible with the onboard wifi)
  • microSD Card (with Dexter Industries custom software – available for purchase pre-loaded with our software or else you can download and image the cards yourself) *If you are using this in a school setting and don’t want to have to deal with your IT department to get the GoPiGo robot on your school network, we have another option which is very easy called “CINCH”. Please be sure to select a kit with the “CINCH” software. Read more about CINCH here.
  • Ethernet Cable (not required if using CINCH)
  • Power Wall Adapter

Standards

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