Author Archives: Rebecca Cornwell

Mindful Marty

Mindful marty Find calm with Marty through coding a mindful breathing and robot yoga routine that you can then follow.Introduction If you have you been trying to outlast Marty in the Marty workout or just need a moment of calm, you need this Mindful Marty activity! You will do some mindful breathing with Marty and […]

A Sense of Touch

A Sense of TouchLearn to add and use bump switches with MartyIntroduction You will find out how to add bump switches to your Marty and how to use them in different ways such as avoiding obstacles and knowing when to kick a football!How do you connect bump switches to Marty? How do you use them? […]

Teach Marty to Walk

Teach Marty to WalkLearn to break down commands by teaching Marty how to walk!Introduction Using Scratch 3, you will code Marty walking without using the built in command. You will need to think about how different parts of Marty’s body need to move to step right and left. You will progress from writing simple code […]

Egg and Spoon Race

Egg and Spoon Race Get crafty and help Marty carry an egg quickly but without dropping it to win a race!Introduction The egg and spoon race has been around for decades now, but this activity updates it with a modern twist! Instead of carrying the egg and spoon yourself, you must train Marty to complete […]

Going over the Edge

GOING over the edge Learn how to give Marty the ability to sense where the edge of the table isIntroduction We introduced bump switches in Activity 8 and gave a brief overview of some of their possible uses. In this activity we will detail how bump switches can be used to stop your Marty from […]

Marty’s Random Story Maker

Marty’s Random Story Maker! Get inspired to write your own Marty story. Random code selects the setting and the Marty actions, then the epic tale is up to you!

Winter Olympics: Skiing Marty

Winter Olympics: Skiing MartyDesign and build a pair of robot skis then code Marty to become a cross country skiing robotIntroduction You will design and build a suitable pair of robot skis for Marty then you will breakdown the individual movements needed to make Marty slide along a surface. Finally, you will use Scratch 3 […]

Marty’s Super Speed Investigation

Marty’s Super Speed InvestigationWho would win in a Marty race? Get Marty on a starting line, write code for a countdown timer, investigate how far Marty moves in this time then get super speedy with Marty…ready…steady…GO!!!This cross-curricular activity involves the concepts of distance, speed and time. After coding a countdown timer, parallel programming is used […]

Marty’s Groovy Graphing

Use Marty’s distance sensor to create displacement-time graphs of a moving object