Robotics: Robotic Field Day
iBlock Objective:

In our technologically advanced society, we can now program robots to compete for us! Students will show off the very best of this new age of technology while learning about the importance of the past. In this iBlock, students will research the history of past sporting events and create robots to compete in specific games for their very own futuristic robotic field day!

  • Grade Band: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
  • Primary Focus: Robotics
  • Secondary Focus: Engineering
  • Additional Foci: Advanced Literacy, Transferable Skills, Social-Emotional Learning
  • Possible Suggested Technologies: ROBOTIS Kits, UBTECH, 3D printer, Cubelets
  • Related Industry Sectors: Scientific Research & Engineering; Information & Communication Technologies; Hospitality, Tourism, & Recreation


An iBlock matches skills to standards (like Common Core or NGSS).

Here is a sample NYC P12 Science Learning standard for this iBlock:

reflecting a need or a want that includes specified criteria for success and constraints on materials, time, or cost. (3-5-ETS1-1)