Robot Activity

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One of the assignment for my Computational Thinking graduate course required my students to think and program like a computer.  The assignment asked students to create code for “robots,” or other students to perform.  The idea was for students to use the following codes to stack cups:

↑ Pick Up Cupcup_templates2
↓ Put Down Cup
→  Move 1/2 Cup Width Forward
←  Move 1/2 Cup Width Backward
↷ Turn Cup Right 90°
↶ Turn Cup Left 90°

The end goal was to get the “robots” to create one of the following diagrams on the right.

See how the process went:

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