Programming Phototaxis

Lesson Overview Summary This is an open-ended programming lesson that models cell movement towards light. In this lesson, students are introduced to the idea of outlining a program as a series of scenarios and responses. They are also exposed to the engineering method...

Programming Module

Lesson Overview Summary This programming lesson was designed to quickly teach the basics of programming a LEGO Mindstorm Robot in Open Roberta. It teaches programming through a series of programs. Many are purposefully “broken” to allow students to identify issues and...

Programming Chemotaxis

Lesson Overview Summary This is a programming lesson that models cell movement up a chemical gradient, model with the chemotaxis mat that has a white to black gradient printed on it. In this lesson, students build on the idea of outlining a program as a series of...