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iRobot Code Break: Unplugged

Designed for Hour of Code 2019

Code Break!

In this year's Hour of Code unplugged activity packets, students use the power of programming to crack the secret code and learn where in the world the Root Robot is hiding.

Below, you'll find links to multiple activity packets, scaffolded for different grade levels. No technology is required for these unplugged, collaborative classroom activity packets.

Already have Root?

To celebrate the Hour of Code's universal access, we've created a mixture of activities that can be completed without any hardware and those that utilize the iRobot Root Coding Robot and Root Coding app.

Looking for Hour of Code activities to use with your classroom's Root Robots?
Hour of Code with Root

Root Activity Packet: Level 1

No robot or electronic devices required.
Grades 1-4
Class Time: 1 hour

Ideal for groups of 1-3 students.

This activity packet challenges students to exercise their coding and spatial reasoning skills to collect a series of secret codes and reveal a hidden answer at the end.
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Root Activity Packet: Level 2

No robot or electronic devices required.
Grades 5-8
Class Time: 1 hour

Ideal for groups of 1-3 students.

This activity packet challenges students to exercise their coding, algebraic, geometric, mental math, and spatial reasoning skills to collect a series of secret codes and reveal a hidden answer at the end.
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