Bee-Bot is a great teaching tool and Terrapin offers a variety of materials to guide its use in the classroom. Bee-Bot Lessons contains 100 detailed lesson plans, with accompanying images, for using Bee-Bot to teach across the curriculum. Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot provides 150 sequential student challenges that use Bee-Bot to develop problem-solving, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills.
Bee-Bot Card Mat
The Bee-Bot card mat is the perfect companion for Bee-Bot Lessons and Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot. The Bee-Bot Card Mat is a 6 by 6 grid with a clear plastic sheet on top. The grid is designed so that each square represents one Bee-Bot step. Lift the plastic sheet, place images from Bee-Bot Lessons on the grid, and lower the plastic sheet to lock them in place. With the grid as a guide, students use Bee-Bot to explore the subject or task represented by the images. The grid itself provides the basis for the challenges in Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot and introduces students to cartesian coordinates and mapping as they develop Bee-Bot routes. The Bee-Bot Card Mat provides a durable and flexible learning station for Bee-Bot that can be used in all areas of the curriculum.
Bee-Bot Lessons provides suggestions for utilizing Bee-Bot in every part of the K-2 curriculum. Bee-Bot Lessons contains 100 detailed lesson plans for using Bee-Bot. Each lesson states its objective and provides instructions for implementation. Further suggestions for differentiated instruction to adapt the lesson for struggling and advanced students are included. Each lesson is matched to accredited standards for the subject involved and the standards it achieves are listed.Learn More$100.00
Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot uses Bee-Bot to teach problem-solving and critical thinking skills. Through a series of sequential challenges, students learn to direct Bee-Bot on increasingly complicated routes and develop an understanding of programming, prediction, self-evaluation, and mapping in the process. Combining student motivation to use Bee-Bot with Problem-Solving with Bee-Bot structures learning and uses robot technology to support and develop vital skills for student success.Learn More$100.00
The Bee-Bot card mat provides the perfect surface for Bee-Bot and is a great tool for implementing Bee-Bot Lessons. The Bee-Bot card mat is a grid covered with an attached clear plastic sheet. Lift the clear sheet to locate subject images on the grid and then lower it to lock them in place. The grid guides students as they navigate Bee-Bot across the mat to practice and learn each lesson.Click to see this mat in action in the Bee-Bot emulator in your browser! Learn More$69.95