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Boe-Bot Robot Class 10 Pack

Item #: ER-BB-10
Publisher: Exploring Robotics
Grade Level: 8-12
Platform: All  
Boe-Bot Robot Class 10 Pack
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Boe-Bot Robot


Build a rolling personal robot and control it with a microcontroller brain. Keep students engaged while learning electronics concepts with the LEDs, resistors, capacitors, and other electronic parts which come with this kit. Students learn about and build circuits on the solderless breadboard and use Basic programming language to control the robot. This robot follows lines, navigates mazes, follows people or other robots, has whiskers to detect objects, detects light, flashes lights, plays tunes, and more!

Boe-Bot Robot Class 10 Pack (for 10 to 30 students) Includes 10 Boe-Bot robots and 10 Accessory and Storage Packs, 1 Spare electronics, and 1 Spare mechanical parts. Includes components for obstacle avoidance, roaming, navigating mazes, and more. Students assemble robot and learn electronics with the included solderless breadboard and parts, and programming in Basic language.

Robot Features:

    • Fun - Follow lines, Navigate a room or a maze, Roam toward light, Flash lights, Follow a person or vehicle, and much more!
    • Beginner-friendly - No programming or electronics experience needed
    • Open platform - Exposed circuitry to learn electronic concepts and create circuits using a breadboard
    • Solder-free - Experiment with custom circuits on the breadboard (no special-brand connectors needed)
    • Understandable - Included text provides easy-to-follow tutorials with diagrams and schematics. Curriculum includes 3D models with step by step instructions.
    • Programmable - PBASIC is easy to learn and introduces concepts found in most programming languages
    • Autonomous - Touch, light and infrared sensors let the Boe-Bot navigate on its own. Whiskers make it look like insects!
    • Expandable - Additional sensors and hardware expansion kits are available to add additional engineering challenges
    • Durable - Thick, brushed-aluminum chassis with mounting holes for servos and accessories doesn't bend easily and will last for many years. Rugged wheels and continuous rotation servo motors for accurate control.
    • Communicable - LED lights, a piezospeaker, phototransistors, and infrared emitter/receiver pairs provide fun methods of sending and receiving feedback
    • Connectable - USB cable to connect to PC for programming, then disconnect for autonomous roaming and activities
    • Battery Powered - Uses 4 AA Batteries for safe power with easy access to remove for recharging (batteries not included)
    • Circuit Buildable - Kit includes resistors, transistors, capacitors, LEDs, linear voltage regulator, wires, and all the parts needed to build project circuits
    • Controllable - Can use a standard remote control with infrared receiver to control movements (not included in kit)
    • Expandible - Many add-on accessories and an engineering expansion kit are avaialble for added hours of fun.

Recommended - by teachers, students, and parents

    • for ages 13 and up,
    • for boyscouts robot badge,
    • for robotics clubs,
    • for applying STEM, physics, and common core math concepts,
    • for reaching technology literacy (STL) benchmarks,
    • for Career Tech Ed - STEM, Information Technology, Engineering, and Manufacturing,
    • for SKILLS USA - Electronics, Mechatronics, and Engineering

Boe-Bot Technical

Parallax IDE system requirements:

  • Chromebook, Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X operating system
  • Google Chrome browser (installed)
  • Serial port or USB 2.0 port plus USB Drivers
  • Internet connection (only for driver installation and Google account syncing)
  • Serial or USB BASIC Stamp 2 Development Board
  • Note: Requires 4 AA batteries, not included, and a PC running Windows XP/Vista/7. Recommended for ages 13 and up.
  • Board of Education development board with a BASIC Stamp 2 microcontroller (#28803)
  • Durable brushed-aluminum chassis with mounting holes for servos and accessories (#700-00022)
  • Parallax continuous rotation servos for the drive wheels (#900-00008)
  • Sensors including whisker-switches, phototransistors, and infrared emitter/receiver pairs
  • LEDs and a piezospeaker for audio and visual feedback
  • All the resistors, capacitors, and jumper wires needed to build the circuits
  • All the screws, nuts, and other hardware needed to build the Boe-Bot
  • Parallax #1 Phillips/flathead screwdriver
  • USB A to Mini-B cable to connect the Boe-Bot to your Windows computer for programming
Programming Kit Boe-Bot, ASIC Stamp Activity/ Discovery Kits
WINDOWS Ide purple BASIC blue
Mac Ide purple
Chromebook Ide purple
Linux Ide purple
Software Used ide purple Parallax IDE for Chrome, basic blue BASIC Stamp Editor
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