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AELOS 1S

AELOS 1S

AELOS 1S

AELOS 1S is humanoid robot with some excellent features and specifications. The robot looks like those robots which are found in science fiction movies like Robocop, Transformer etc.

 

Official website:

http://www.lejurobot.com/aelos-1s/

 

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General decription:

Leju developed two apps for controlling AELOS 1S:

  1. AELOS 1S app for direct control
  2. AELOS STEM for block-specific programming

AELOS 1S app is for realizing the basic control so that users can experience the fun of a humanoid robot.

To make AELOS more potential and logically rich, there is AELOS STEM. By using this app, you can program the robot yourself. The AELOS STEM is also divided into three sections: the explorer, the new project and my project. For ideal programming enlightenment, AELOS STEM uses Google’s complete visual programming language.

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Aelos 1s, is humanoid robot, is packed with fun and exciting features perfect for all the family to enjoy, not only does he move and dance but can hold boxing matches and even play football. However, he is really teaching about programming, tutoring in the basics of robot operation.

It has no dedicated YouTube channel but there are a lot of separated videos, like this one:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hODbWsINiEw

Info for teachers:

This robot is a perfect choice for the age group of 9-15 years.

To educate the children of tomorrow, provided APP based on Google’s Blockly programming language for children to learn Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Aelos is not only a toy but an expert teacher!

 

Supports learning Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. It is suitable for cultivating logical thinking and hands-on skill.

Scratch, Python, Javascript (incl. Blockly library) plus many other languages.

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Alpha 1 Ubtech

Alpha 1 Ubtech

Alpha 1 Ubtech

Alpha 1 Pro offers a game that introduces various types of programming knowledge at each level. Users can master programming step-by-step in the context of a fun game.

 

Official website:

https://ubtrobot.com/pages/alpha

 

General decription:

Alpha 1 Pro App for iOS/Android/PC.

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$257.47 per item

Info for teachers:

This robot is a perfect choice for the age group of 6-14 years. Generally for beginners.

Alpha 1 pro a powerful addition to any STEM learning program (Windows and Mac OS)

 

It is suitable for cultivating logical, thinking and hands-on skill.

Alpha 1 Pro can be programmed with Blockly coding. Drag the existing code module in the app and adjust the parameters to program the robot’s actions. You can easily make the robot dance or perform unique martial arts.

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Boe-Bot

Boe-Bot

Boe-Bot

Build your own rolling robot with a BASIC Stamp 2 microcontroller brain! Just follow the clear, step-by-step instructions and illustrations with the included book, Robotics with the Boe-Bot. Great for high schools, colleges, hobbyists, it is also a good choice for the BSA Robotics Merit Badge.

 

Official website:

https://www.parallax.com/product/boe-bot-robot

 

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General decription:

$ 199.00 per item

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BYOR

BYOR

BYOR

The BYOR-Schoolkit is designed especially for educational purposes. With the BYOR-schoolkit, pupils can quickly experience success, which brings motivation. After this, there are several ways to create depth: through the design cycle, use of different materials, programming of the chip, etc.

 

Official website:

https://www.byor.nl/en/

 

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General decription:

Info for teachers:

https://www.byor.nl/en/educatie/

English and Dutch languages

Design, coding, 21. century skills, environment, art

Ardublockly

Primary school, Age 8+

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Cubelets

Cubelets

Cubelets

Designed for all ages cubelets robot blocks are great for nearly any age and all skill levels. Cubelets are used to teach different skills depending on a child’s developmental stage.

 

Official website:

https://www.modrobotics.com/cubelets/

 

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General decription:

Sets (Creative Constructors PLUS Pack, Inspired Inventors Pack):

  • $2,100 for 6 students
  • $3,900 for 12 students

Cubelets are the only toy that uses Tactile Coding to help builders of nearly any age explore robotics, coding, and more. Uniquely designed, they are little bundles of software inside little bundles of hardware. As you build a robot, you learn to build a program. It’s a fun and fascinating way to introduce big ideas through play.

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Info for teachers:

Primary school, Age 6+

Available at: https://www.modrobotics.com/education/educator-resource-hub/#lessons-units

There are over 50 free standards-aligned lessons and mini-units supported by Cubelets robot blocks. Lessons available for Pre-K through 12th grade.

Science – Technology – Engineering – Mathematics + English language

By focusing on Computational Thinking, Cubelets builders learn the theories behind using data to solve problems before the semantics of programming. Cubelets in education have consistently been used to foster highly engaging lessons and activities. They’re a tech teaching tool proven to build collaboration and communication skills. They foster critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Cubelets Blockly

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Dash and dot

Dash and dot

Dash and dot

Dash and Dot are robots that can sense, act and think! … Maker materials can be added such as lego, tape, cardboard and more to transform your robots! Dash and dot also have educational accessories that can be purchased to support art, music and engineering.

 

Official website:

https://www.makewonder.com/robots/dash/

 

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General decription:

Materials in Estonian language:

There are several apps available on the website: https://home.makewonder.com/apps

There are also dedicated apps for Android and IOS.

There are competitions like this one organised: https://www.makewonder.com/classroom/robotics-competition/

From $150  per set including: 

  • 1 – Dash robot
  • 1 – USB Charging Cord
  • 2 – Building Brick Connectors

Info for teachers:

For the age range (6-12) Dash and Dot create amazing engagement with children, delivering strong lessons in logical progression and problem-solving.

All the materials come with the apps you choose to work with. The possibilities are almost endless, a lot of teaching ideas for almost all the subjects.

You can get a lot of accessories that go whit Dash and Dot: https://www.amazon.co.uk/stores/page/22B6C160-760F-4934-A5E5-FA676AA49356?ingress=2&visitId=8b9ce699-3302-4c8d-a41c-a9666ddd85a1&ref_=bl_dp_s_web_11656503031

Encourage students to continue building critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration skills for tomorrow’s job market.

The durable and child-friendly robots are a safe and easy way to encourage STEAM learning in your classroom.

Dash and Dot are robots that can sense, act and think! Students use block coding on four different iPad apps to control their robots. 

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DOBOT Magician

DOBOT Magician

DOBOT Magician

A lightweight multifunctional extendable desktop robotic arm for practical training education. It can be used for 3D printing, laser engraving, write and draw and grabbing objects.

 

Official website:

https://www.dobot.cc/

 

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General decription:

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$1,699.00
+ $99.00 shipping Amazon

Up to now, DOBOT Magician has been successfully applied in many institutions such as Tsinghua University, Shandong University, University of Technology Sydney and more. Enterprises such as Volkswagen, Alibaba, Tencent have established cooperation projects with DOBOT Magician.

As the good performance both in hardware design and software application, DOBOT Magician has won the CES 2018 Innovation Award, iF DESIGN AWARD 2018, Red Dot Design Award 2018 and 2017 Red Star Design Award.

Swedish product info:

 

Info for teachers:

  • High school and STEAM education. It offers a lot of functions that will benefit not only students but also engineers and computer programmers.
  • Intermediate and advanced levels.

DOBOT Magician is a multifunctional desktop robotic arm for practical training education. Installed with different end-tools, DOBOT Magician can realize interesting functions such as 3D printing, laser engraving, writing and drawing. It supports secondary development by 13 extensible interfaces and over 20 programming languages.

STEAM education, high school level and higher education.

This robotic arm addresses both beginners and coding experts by supporting most major programming languages, such as C++, C#, Python, and Java, while an MIT programming language for kids named Scratch is also available, which one can find under the name Blockly here. 

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FABLE Explore!

FABLE Explore!

FABLE Explore!

Build your own robots in seconds

Combining function, build and extension modules gives pupils endless possibilities to create different types of robots.

With the Fable educational robot kits, you can teach programming, robotics and innovation in middle school, secondary schools, even at university level.

 

Official website:

https://www.shaperobotics.com/product/the-fable-explorer-set/

 

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Info for teachers:

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Jimu Robot

Jimu Robot

Jimu Robot

STEM learning with Jimu Robots enables kids to learn coding from a young age. In a few years everyone will be expected to have programming skills. Jimu Robot Kits will enable the child to learn and retain basic coding skills for their future academic and real world applications.

 

Official website:

https://ubtrobot.com/collections/jimu-robots

 

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General decription:

$ 129.95 Individual set

Mobile apps on Google play and Appstore

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Info for teachers:

Teaching materials online ar not available. Tutorial materials for robots are included to the robotic kits.

S.T.E.M.

Jimu App – Blockly coding

Primary school, Age 8+

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Ozobot

Ozobot

Ozobot

he tiny Ozobot robot can teach young kids programming. Ozobot is a little toy robot that blends the physical and digital worlds — and teaches kids programming. … Ozobot can identify lines, colors, and codes on both digital surfaces, such as an iPad, and physical surfaces, such as paper.

 

Official website:

https://ozobot.com

 

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General decription:

app: Evo by Ozobot

Classroomkit from $1200-$1800 

Many different items for sale for schools or home on the website on variable prices.

Info for teachers:

From Kindergarten to year 12

The Evo and Bit Classroom Kits come with 12-18 robots, guides, student handouts, accessories, and everything you need to introduce Ozobot’s two ways to code to your students. Get started screen-free with Color Codes markers and advance online with OzoBlockly visual programming. Both Kits are for grades K-12 and offer an affordable, portable way to teach coding, computer science, math, art, history, and other subjects way beyond STEM. Only Evo has extra programmable features, from sounds to proximity sensors, and an app for instaling updates and new features.

All subjects, it depends on the topic you choose to download. Depends on age and there is also five different types of product filters on the home page.

Color codes or Ozo Blockly

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SAM LABS

SAM LABS

SAM LABS

Giving you the tools and support to make the most of your lessons, SAM Labs makes learning interactive and engaging. It seamlessly connects software and hardware with lesson plans that cover a wide variety of subjects, making learning about coding accessible, experimental, interactive and fun.

 

Official website:

https://int.samlabs.com/

 

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General decription:

€ 449,00 – Course kit classroom size

SAM Labs kits are bursting with wireless electronic blocks that each have a personality of their own. From lights to motors to sliders to buzzers, every Bluetooth-enabled block can connect to the others via the app to do something different. Press a button to turn a light on!  Use a light sensor to activate an alarm! With the app, students can code the behaviours of blocks in any way they can imagine, enabling them to make anything from simple reactions to complex creations in minutes.

Students can use SAM Labs to design, write and debug programs, applying sequencing, selection and iteration. They will use logical reasoning to write algorithms, incorporating variables, inputs and outputs. Using the blocks and app, they will learn to control and simulate physical systems.

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Info for teachers:

https://int.samlabs.com/pages/teaching-materials

SAM Labs projects give you inspiration and step-by-step instructions to bring creative ideas to life in your classroom, making coding fun and exciting for your students. Supported with videos, the projects are a great starting point to help students come up with their own ideas. Students will be having so much fun, they won’t notice that they’re learning about how to design algorithms and programs to control and simulate physical systems!

SAM Labs helps both teachers and students discover coding in an accessible, fun and interactive way. The lesson plans and guides created for teachers, by teachers, make integrating SAM Labs into your classroom quick and easy. SAM Labs is aligned with international education standards to ensure projects and lesson plans can be used across the curriculum to benefit all teachers and all students.

 

S.T.E.A.M., Programming

Block based:

    1. SAM Space 
    2. SAM Blockly

Primary school. Age 8+

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Thymio 2

Thymio 2

Thymio 2

Thymio is an open source robot to assist the teacher in the digital education era. Thymio is a small robot which will allow you to discover the universe of robotics and learn a robot’s language.

You will be able to program it and carry out numerous experiments. With Thymio, the basics of robotics and programming become notions everyone can discover, whatever their age.

 

Official website:

https://www.thymio.org/en:thymio

 

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General decription:

Approximately 220 € per item.

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Website is user friendly and easy to navigate.

Info for teachers:

Age 6+

3D printed accessories, remote control, posters, teachers guide (PDF), reference card VPL, tutorial VPL, challenge pack, paper craft

Math, arts and crafts, science, physics

Visual programming language (VPL), blockly, Scratch, text programming Aseba

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Turtlebot 3

Turtlebot 3

Turtlebot 3

TurtleBot3 is a new generation mobile robot that’s modular, compact and customizable. The goal of TurtleBot3 is to dramatically reduce the size of the platform and lower the price without having to sacrifice its functionality and quality, while at the same time offering expandability. 

 

Official website:

http://www.robotis.us/turtlebot-3/

 

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General decription:

Raspberry Pi

$549.00 – $1,399.00

The TurtleBot can run SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) algorithms to build a map and can drive around your room. Also, it can be controlled remotely from a laptop, joypad or Android-based smart phone. The TurtleBot can also follow a person’s legs as they walk in a room. Also the TurtleBot3 can be used as a mobile manipulator capable of manipulating an object by attaching a manipulator like OpenMANIPULATOR. The OpenMANIPULATOR has the advantage of being compatible with TurtleBot3 Waffle and Waffle Pi robots.

 

Materials in Estonian:

Info for teachers:

Secondary School 

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STEM Education

Blockly, Python

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