15 minutes explain the LEGO NXT kits (explain that 2x means 2 of that part, explain the sizes are the number of studs on the lego parts and show how to measure axles, show the 3 different black connectors that look similar and explain how to tell them apart, show how to use the parts list to find which bin a part can be found in)
1.5 hours try some easy things building and programming projects listed at http://nxtprograms.com/projects1.html. Scroll to the bottom to see the difficulty ratings. Try things like the top spinner, mini-golf, baseball batter, and spin art.
lunch 12 - 1pm
1 hour build the robot that matches the instructions in the kit (up to before you add the sensors)
1 hour do the first 7 challenges that come with the software and try to program the robot to go through coures outlined in blue painters tape - First NXT challenges
30 minutes - Let the students add the light sensor, do challenges 16 and 17, and try to follow a black line on white foam board.
lunch 1 hour
30 min - Introduce the kids to the rescue competition from RoboCupJr. and challenge them to try to identify the victims (by stopping and playing a tune) as they navagate through the course following the black line. They will have to try to find the line again when it disappears.
30 minutes - Show them how to do more than one thing at a time (Do Together). Show them how to change the duration of the animation. Show them how to create their own methods in Alice http://ice-web.cc.gatech.edu/dl/?q=node/276
30 minutes - challenge the students to create their own methods and show them
30 minutes - talk about storyboarding (planning your story and breaking it into methods) let the kids work on storybording
1.5 hours - challenge students to work in groups to create a story with several characters and have them each work on the methods for one character and save that character out as a new class and then combine the saved classes into one Alice world to tell the story.