Use LightBot, Picobot, and Manufactoria as introductory exercises to figure out what types of problems might arise in the classroom.

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  • These basic, intro-level programming exercises will serve as introductions to the concepts of computer science
  • More information about LightBot is available at: http://light-bot.com/
  • More information about Picobot is available at: http://nifty.stanford.edu/2010/dodds-picobot/
    • This assignment does not depend on any traditional programming language and is an in-browser application. This makes any past experience a student may or may not have irrelevant.
    • Students write rules for Picobot to follow in order to traverse the whole maze.
  • More information about Manufactoria is available at: http://pleasingfungus.com/Manufactoria/