Lesson Plans

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Here you can find the lesson plans, schedule and calendar teachers and educators may use to guide their teaching.

Robotics Schedule

Week of September 7th, 2021 Lesson 0 Educators and students familiarize themselves with the RVR!
Week of September 13th, 2021 Lesson 1 Moving the RVR
Week of September 20th, 2021 Lesson 2 Basic micro:bit Input/Output
Week of September 27th, 2021 Lesson 3 Variables
Week of October 4th, 2021 Lesson 4 If Statements and Conditionals
Week of October 11th, 2021 Lesson 5 While and For Loops
Week of October 18th, 2021 Lesson 6 Arrays and For Loops
Week of October 25th, 2021 Lesson 7 Practice Challenge 1 (Printable version)
Week of November 1st, 2021 Lesson 8 Button & Buzzer [Digital I/O]
Week of November 8th, 2021 Lesson 9 Servo & Slide Dimmer [Analog I/O]
Week of November 15th, 2021 Catch up/play week
Week of November 22nd, 2021 No new material
Week of November 29th, 2021 Lesson 10 Proximity Sensor
Week of December 6th, 2021 Lesson 11 Practice Challenge 2: Factory Robot
Week of December 13th, 2021 Lesson 12 Catch up/play week
Schedule for the remainder of 2021

Smart-IT Schedule

Week of September 7th, 2021 Mission 1 Educators and students familiarize themselves with the RVR!
Week of September 13th, 2021 Mission 2
  1. Educators and students continue to familiarize themselves with the RVR!
Week of September 20th, 2021 Mission 3 Setting up the RVR and Raspberry Pi
  1. What is a Raspberry Pi?
  2. Getting Started
Week of September 27th, 2021 Mission 4 Linking the RVR and Raspberry Pi
  1. Installing programming software
  2. First ‘driven’ program
  3. First written program
  4. Putting it all together
Week of October 4th, 2021 Mission 5 Variables, inputs, outputs, & string conversion
Week of October 11th, 2021 Mission 6 If Statements/Conditionals
Week of October 18th, 2021 Mission 7 Iterations: For Loops & While Loops
Week of October 25th, 2021 Mission 8
  1. Monthly Challenge
  2. Sphero RVR file
Week of November 1st, 2021 Mission 9 Arrays & Strings
Week of November 8th, 2021 Mission 10 Functions & Packages
Week of November 15th, 2021 Mission 11 Dictionaries & Classes
Week of November 22nd, 2021 No new material
Week of November 29th, 2021 Mission 12 Monthly Challenge
Week of December 6th, 2021 Mission 13 JSON & Objects
Week of December 13th, 2021 Mission 14 Catch up/play week
Schedule for the remainder of 2021

Cyber Defense Schedule

Week of September 7th, 2021 Module 1 IT-Adventures Objectives and Schedule
Week of September 13th, 2021 Module 2 Information Technology Environments
Week of September 20th, 2021 Module 3 Virtual Machine (VM) Setup
Week of September 27th, 2021 Module 4 Navigating Linux File System
Week of October 4th, 2021 Module 5 File Permissions and Network Tools
Week of October 11th, 2021 Module 6 DNS and Directory Servers (Note: This week only has one activity planned, so this is a good catch-up week too)
Week of October 18th, 2021 Module 7 Email and Firewalls
Week of October 25th, 2021 Module 8 The 7 Layers of Cybersecurity & Vulnerabilities
Week of November 1st, 2021 Module 9 Web Vulnerabilities
Week of November 8th, 2021 Module 10 Network & Vulnerability Scanning
Week of November 15th, 2021 Module 11 Catch up/play week
Week of November 22nd, 2021 No new material
Week of November 29th, 2021 Module 12 Auditing and Remediation
Week of December 6th, 2021 Module 13 Physical Security & Social Engineering
Week of December 13th, 2021 Module 14 Catch up/play week
Schedule for the remainder of 2021