gamedesign

Q4. Sphero Activity 4

21. Game Design

Wes Fryer Group Playing with Sphero
Sphero Maze Navigation taken by Wesley Fryer

Create and Complete a Maze

Steps
 

1. You will first create the maze in PowerPoint.  If you do not know how to do this, you may view instructions at:  

*If you do not have access to You Tube you may use Wikihow at http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Maze-Game-in-PowerPoint

2. Once you have created a maze, copy the maze onto your Activity 4 Team Planning Document and make a successful path with a highlighter from start to finish.

3. When you are ready to replicate the maze, let your teacher know and he/she will give you the materials to re-create your maze in an open space.

4. Your task is to program the Sphero to successfully complete the maze! See the picture below for an idea of how much space you might need and materials you may want to use.

kids playing with maze

5. Make a video of the Sphero successfully navigating through the maze.

6. Share the video with your teacher and save it to your File Space. 

7. Save all your notes to your File Space. 

Additional Activity

Additional Activity (optional)

Trade code with another group and have them create the maze based on the code.

1. You will first create the maze that fits the Sphero code in PowerPoint.  If you do not know how to do this, you may view instructions at:  

*If you do not have access to You Tube you may use Wikihow at http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Maze-Game-in-PowerPoint

2. Run the code given to you and use the sensor data to help you plan your maze.  Once you have created a maze in PowerPoint, copy the maze onto your Activity Four Team Pre-Dertermined Code Planning Document and make a successful path with a highlighter from start to finish paying attention to the length of the roll, the speed, and direction of turns.

3. When you are ready to replicate the maze, let your teacher know and they will give you the materials to re-create your maze in an open space.

4. Your task is to use the given Sphero code to successfully build the maze! See the picture below for an idea of how much space you might need and materials you may want to use.

kids playing with maze

5. Compare the maze you created with the maze created by the team that wrote the code and answer part four in the Activity Four Team Pre-Determined Code Planning Document.

6. Save all notes in your File Space. 

Completing this Quest

After completing all the Sphero activities make sure all your notes are up-to-date on all the planning documents and save in your File Space.  



Check off this Quest on the 21t4s roadmap 

I am ready to proceed to Quest 5: Ozobots