How can you build a CUDDLY robo? Looking for something exciting for a
project based learning unit? This resource focuses on robots. This is a
lesson plan that will guide you through the process of using
biomimicry and steam activities to inspire students to ask questions,
study animals and use creative thinking to explore design robots.
capture children’s imagination. Self-driving cars, robot bees that
pollinate flowers, and jumping kangaroo robots may be part of our
future. With robots, children can learn to explore dreams and use these
dreams to solve problems.
These activities are fun and engaging. And great brain workout!
1. How can you build a cuddly robo?
2. Study a cuddly animal
3. Invent a name and design a cuddly robo
4. Letter writing
6. What can a kindness robo do?
7. Study kindness in nature
8. Design a kindness robo
9. Plan and write a kindness robo story
10. What can you use to build a love robo?
11. Study animals with big heart, several hearts . . .
12. Design a love robo
!3. Use animals and plants as inspiration to color in robos
14. Flower loving robos
15. Love poems inspired by the three hearts of the octopus
16. Acrostic poem
17. Things I love about robots
The package also contains questions cards.
Reviews of other Sparking Children’s Thinkibility products:
Project based learning: Bats, STEAM, Biomimicry
product is absolutely the favorite one I have purchased all fall! I
love the information that is provided about bats – just enough to
intrigue and encourage higher level thinking. There are graphic
organizers, worksheets, and subtle suggestions to help young learners
perform at their best! And best of all, it stretches their creativity!
Thanks for such an amazing resource!”
Project Based Learning, Insects, Lapbook – STEAM, Biomimicry
very comprehensive, thorough, and unique resource to teach elementary
students about biomimicry! An excellent addition to any biology unit!
Why am I qualified to write these biomimicry resources? I
am a member of BEN – Biomimicry Education Network – and a curator of
educational resources at BEN. I am the author of the book Biomimicry
with Theo & Tuva: Nature spotting inspires wild ideas. In 2015, I
completed a course in Biomimicry: A Sustainable Design Methodology at
Minneapolis College of Art and Design.