1. Scope and Sequence: Robotics I

    • Resource ID: 19502
    • Grade Range: 9, 10

    CTE TEKS - Implemented 2017-2018, adopted in 2015

    Robotics I course scope and sequence within the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career Cluster® summarizes the content to be taught, and one possible order for teaching the units of instruction. A brief description...

  2. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Competition Presentation Preparation

    • Resource ID: 14944
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will demonstrate how to use various software applications and media technologies for robotics presentations.
  3. Robotics I

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary

    In Robotics I, students will transfer academic skills to component designs in a project-based environment through implementation of the design process. Students will build prototypes or use simulation software to test their designs. Additionally, students will explore career opportunities,...

  4. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 1 - Overview

    • Resource ID: 14912
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will define and describe robot applications, learn to build a robot, and explore careers in the field of robotics.
  5. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Automation and Patents

    • Resource ID: 14910
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will discuss the design and patent processes, and design and build a robot.
  6. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Time Management

    • Resource ID: 14914
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will create a robotics project, develop a weekly schedule for the implementation of the project, and apply time-management skills to complete the task efficiently.
  7. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 2 - Gripper

    • Resource ID: 14924
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct various robot grippers. Upon completion of building the grippers, students will evaluate their functionality and effectiveness at conducting certain tasks. 
  8. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 5 - Vertical Column

    • Resource ID: 14930
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct a basic part of a vertical column and the mounting parts that anchor into the body. Students will explain how to make the parts by identifying the materials, machines and tools used to construct the column.
  9. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 6 - Arm

    • Resource ID: 14932
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct a basic robotic arm and all of the mounting parts, and explain how they made the parts by identifying the materials, machines and tools used to create the arm.
  10. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Evolution and Classification

    • Resource ID: 14916
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    Students will refine the design of a robotic or automated system to ensure quality, efficiency, and manufacturability of the final product.
  11. Lesson Plan: Robotics I - Programming Languages

    • Resource ID: 14938
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will be expected to use and maintain technological products, processes, and systems, and demonstrate the use of computers to manipulate a robot or automated system and associated subsystems. 
  12. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 5 - Programming

    • Resource ID: 14940
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will describe a communication port, identify the parts of a computer program, define and use variables in a computer program, create and use program loops, differentiate types of program loops, and compile and download a computer program.
  13. Lesson Plan: Construction Robotics I - Part 4 - Body

    • Resource ID: 14928
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will construct and test various robots, and evaluate them for functionality and effectiveness at performing specified tasks.
  14. Lesson Plan: Intro to Robotics I - Part 3 - Propulsion

    • Resource ID: 14934
    • Grade Range: 9, 10
    In this lesson, students will understand the robotic propulsion systems. Students will be expected to describe the purpose and use of gears in a robotic application.