If you would like to teach your children the basics of programming and electronics, you may be interested in a new building system which consists of programmable magnetic electronic blocks and takes the form of Grove Junior. With prices from just $29 for the Grove Junior Bit Kit system provides an easy to build snap-and-play construction system which can be seen in the demonstration video below.
Grove Junior consists of over 25 modules, including a control board, a battery and various sensors and actuators to help you learn basic electronics while building fun creative projects. Each modules is fitted with a pair of specially designed magnetic adaptors that allow you to snap the modules together with the magnets. Thanks to the omnidirectional design it doesn’t matter which order or direction the components are connected. The Magnetic Adaptor can also be detached from the module and connected using cables instead. “No matter what your projects are, Grove Junior has the connection for it”.
“You can play Grove Junior out-of-box without any software programming. If you connect different inputs and outputs in the circuit, you can make a gadget quickly and easily, like a line following car or motor controller using sensors. You can also upgrade your gadgets to achieve more complicated functions by programming it with Grove Junior App or Codecraft.”
For more details and full specifications jump over to the crowdfunding campaign page by following the link below. If all goes well worldwide shipping is expected to start before 2019.
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