How do you program a robot?

Robots are machines. There are lots of types of robots. They move in different ways and do all kinds of jobs.

Because a robot is a machine we have to program it to do things. It only does what we tell it to do

At school you might have tried to program a floor robot.

You can program a robot to follow a path on a grid. Click on the picture to see how a robot works.

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A red cartoon character controlling robot cars travelling down a stretch of road