Shy Robot – Programming Challenge

Follow Me Robot
Lesson Details
Students have to make a robot that runs away from the object in front of it – opposite to follow me robot.


  • Programming the Follow Me robot such that it runs away from the object in front of it. No assistance from the educator.
Classroom Bundle Used: STEM Classroom Bundle, STEM Mini Classroom Bundle
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Lesson Overview

In this activity, kids will make a shy robot, an autonomous robot, which uses two IR sensors to go away from the object in front of the robot. Students will do the programming on their own. 

Material Required

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

Lesson Outline

Introduction - 10 minutes
Programming & testing - 50 minutes

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