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Avoid Obstacles

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Scan Barcodes Day 3

Lesson Summary:

Your students will discover a new feature of the Edison robot and build a maze for the robot to go through!

What You'll Do:

Students will be building a maze for their robots today! They can either use barcodes or program their robot with the Edblocks code to avoid obstacles.

1. Read the handout "EdBlocks Activity 3: Avoid Obstacles" to your students with lots of class discussion. Have students work together to build a maze for their robot. 



  • Edison robot (1 per student)

  • Books

  • Blocks from the STEMTaught shelf (Blocky Cart Kea)

  • Cubie blocks from the STEMTaught Shelf

  • Lego's

  • Sticks from outside

  • Any creative thing the students think up that will work

Printable Lesson 

STEM Coach Instructions

Print these instructions


Printable Lesson Activity 

Student Journal Sheets


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Printable Journal Page


Show this video to the class.


Show this video to the class.

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