High School

Introduction to Flow Charts_Prim

The attached PowerPoint file walks through the basics of creating a Flow Chart for a program.  The last slide uses LucidChart.com as an example, but other tools may be used. 

LucidChart currently offers a free classroom license if an educator registers with a .edu email address.

Introduction to Flow Charts

Motor Block Help File

 The attached pdf file contains the relevant portion of the NXT-G Motor Block Help file.

Motor Block


The attached Unit Rate Maze Challenge Task Assignment Sheet is an alternative version of the Turning video lesson Maze Challenge which uses pseudocode and Unit Rate math.


The attached Alternative Turning Task Assignment and Challenge Word file from Rich Bakala (Jefferson MS, Olympia, WA) emphasizes measurement and proportion math skills as students lay out a scaled version of the Maze Challenge and then create their own extended challenge boards

Turning Video

This Move Block video was developed by Dale Yocum (Catlin Gabel School, Portland, OR) as part of his NXT Tutorial series. These videos have been linked as Alternative Differentiated Instructional Material.  This video includes a discussion of turning.


Have students work through the "Turning"  video lesson from the "Behaviors" page in "NXT Video Trainer 2.0" from Carnegie Mellon University's Robotics Academy.