Teachers or parents that are interested in teaching children more about coding, programming and electronics may be interested in a new Arduino based educational robot called mBot that can be programmed using Scratch 2.0.
mBot is a low cost, easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience about graphical programming, electronics, robotics. Watch the video below to learn more about the all-in-one solution for robotics learning designed for STEM education.
The mBot project is currently over on the Kickstarter crowd funding website looking to raise $20,000 in pledges to make the jump from concept to production.
“Two years ago, Makeblock team launched the first Kickstarter project for helping makers construct their dreams; Two years later, now we come back to Kickstarter again for O.R.P.K (ONE ROBOT PER KID), releasing the easiest educational robot for helping kids learn robotics with fun.
Robotics integrate all STEM fields and always make each kid crazy. It can help kids get hands-on experience on mechanics, electronics, control system and computer science.
However, all robots on the market seem to be expensive, hard to assemble, trouble to wire and complex to program. Our goal is to create an affordable, easy-to-use and open source robot for per kid: ONE ROBOT PER KID.”
So if you think mBot is something your children or students could benefit from, visit the Kickstarter website now to make a pledge and help mBot become a reality.