Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module

Photograph of mBot being driven by code.

In Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module, students learn to successfully program mBot to mimic many self-driving car actions.

Exclusive Vernier STEM Activities: Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module is included with your purchase of an mBot.
Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module
Grade Levels
Recommended for Middle School and High School
Authors
  • David Vernier
  • Josh Ence
  • Michele Perrin

Description

Self-driving vehicles are a hot topic that combines diverse issues ranging from engineering to federal regulations. While it may be years before you have a self-driving car in your driveway, you can use mBot in your classroom today!

With our Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module STEM activities you and your students will successfully learn to program mBot to mimic many self-driving car actions, including automatic lane changes and autonomous parking. As students progress through the activities they build upon their basic coding and troubleshooting skills.

Included with Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module

  • Nine guided activities aligned with CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards
  • Getting Started with mBot user guide
  • Student instructions
  • Instructor information guide with troubleshooting tips and suggested extensions
  • Sample program code
  • A generous site license—buy one module and duplicate the activities for your class

Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module is free when you buy an mBot from Vernier. This module may also be purchased individually for $15.

Activities

Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module includes separate activities for different platforms. The activities listed below prefixed with “C” are intended for middle school and high school students using computers or Chromebooks. Activities prefixed with “M” are designed for elementary and middle school students using mobile devices, such as iPad or Android tablets.

Click on an activity below to see the introduction, objectives, and correlated standards.

Preview Activity

Preview “Manual Drive” and “Teach mBot to Drive” activities. The previews include student instructions, instructor information guide, sample program code, and more.

Ordering Information

  • All prices are for U.S. educators.
  • This module is included with a purchase of an mBot.
NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities ModuleMBOT-MSDV-E$15

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