Obstacle Avoiding Robot – Part 2

Obstacle Avoiding Robot - science project ideas
Lesson Details
How to program and debug an autonomous robot?


  • Writing a program for the robot to detect objects in front of it and scan the area to find a obstacle-free path.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

In this activity, kids will make an obstacle avoiding robot which is an autonomous robot and detect obstacles coming in front of it and avoid it using the ultrasonic sensor. The procedure for making the complete robot requires the following steps:

  • Understanding the logic of the robot
  • Programming evive to replicate the above logic
  • Testing and debugging of robot

Material Required

1 set of the following material per group of 3-5 students:

Lesson Outline

Logic Control - 15 minutes
  • Understand the logic of the robot for proper working.
  • Making a flow chart for the logic.
Programming - 35 minutes
Playing and debugging of the robot - 10 minutes

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