Strawbees STEAM STARTER ROBOTICS – MICRO:BIT (NOT INCLUDED)

$105.95
SKU STR-009

Like your ideas, there is no limit to what you make! Include your existing micro:bit with the Robotics board to add robotic capabilities to Strawbees projects and the micro:bit.

This bundle doesn’t include micro:bits. 

  • Color-coded pieces
  • Snap-on electronics
  • Activity booklet and poster

 

  • Education Alliance Finland Certified 2022
  • Curriculum-Aligned Lessons
  • Includes Strawbees Classroom Free Trial


STEAM STARTER ROBOTICS – MICRO:BIT (NOT INCLUDED)

Bundle Includes:

STEAM Starter kit – is a personal-sized building set with 230 pieces to build several small towers, moving mechanical cranes, and arms. The building set comes with 5 different precut straw sizes and 4 color-coded connectors organized in the box. Includes an instructional booklet with 11 activities and 10 challenges from the Pocketful of Ideas plus a colorful introductory poster!

Robotic Inventions for micro:bit – include your existing micro:bit with the Robotic Inventions board for adding robotic capabilities. The Robotics board includes 2 RGB LEDs and attaches up to 3 servo motors to any Strawbees building project.

Write in Microsoft MakeCode’s block-based programming platform, upload a program and remove it from the computer to run on batteries.


AGE AND GRADE

Ages 8-14
Grade in US schools: 3rd-9th grade

NUMBER OF STUDENTS

1-2 students

GREAT FOR

Afterschool programs
Competitions and Events
Libraries
Makerspaces
School Classrooms
Science Centers
Summer Camps

NUMBER OF PIECES

235


KEY FEATURES

Full STEAM Ahead – everything you need for a well-rounded science, technology, engineering, art and math experience of making and creating your projects.

Play = Learning – extend learning at home for young makers and build creative thinking skills to invent anything you can imagine.

Self-Oriented Learning – an introduction for teachers, librarians, and STEM educators to follow along on Strawbees Learning platform and professional development experiences.

Different lengths & color-coded pieces – there are 4 types of connectors and 5 different cut straw lengths cut all color-coded making it easy to follow the activity instructions.

All materials are custom-made, durable, and reusable – finish building, disassemble, and begin a new project.


WHAT'S INCLUDED?

STEAM STARTER KIT

  • Connectors – 1-leg Blue × 37
  • Strawbees 2-legs Yellow × 18
  • Strawbees 3-legs Green × 25
  • Strawbees 5-legs Pink × 13
  • Straw Blue 240mm × 25
  • Straw Green 205mm × 12
  • Straw Pink 112mm × 30
  • Straw Orange 80mm × 36
  • Straw Yellow 48mm × 34
  • Activity Booklet × 1
  • Poster × 1

ROBOTICS INVENTIONS FOR THE MICRO:BIT

  • Strawbees Robotics board for micro:bit × 1
  • Strawbees clip for micro:bit × 1
  • Servo motor 120 (SM-S2309S) × 1
  • Servo motor mounts × 2
  • Servo motor arms × 3
  • Screws for servo mounts and arms × 3
  • Mini screwdriver × 1
  • Servo extension cable × 1
  • Eyes × 2
  • Eye sticker sheet × 1
  • Sneaker shoes × 2
  • Free access to the official Strawbees MakeCode extension

This bundle does not include the micro:bit, USB cable, or batteries.

PROGRAM WITH MAKECODE

We designed our own official MakeCode extension to make it easy to program the micro:bit with Strawbees.

To install it, search for “strawbees” in the extensions section of the code editor.


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