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Bee-Bot Swarm

SKU: CE04873

$695.00 AUD, inc GST
$631.82 AUD, exc GST

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Bee-Bot Swarm
695 AUD

SKU: CE04873

$695.00 AUD, inc GST
$631.82 AUD, exc GST
1 reviews 0 5 5

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  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
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  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

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Introducing Bee-Bot, the programmable floor robot. Bee-Bot will bring logic-driven decision making, the very nature of programming, to your student. They can program the BeeBot via the app (all platforms supported) or using the in-built controls to create their own movement based programs and scripts.

  • This set comes with a charging dock station
  • Interactive Coding - Using the buttons on the Bee-bots shell, you can enter a sequence of directions and have the Bee-bot perform your 'program'. Great for critical thinking development.
  • 40 step programs - With the buttons on the top of the Bee-Bot you can program sequences up to 40 movements long, which educators tell us is plenty for most tasks.
  • Straightforward Movements - The Bee-Bot will move in blocks of 15cm movements accurately and turn 90 degrees at a time.
  • Rechargeable, Reusable - The Bee-Bot comes with a USB cable for recharging, but is completely compatible with Bee-Bot docking stations.
  • Teaching Materials and Resources - Bee-bot is compatible with all the mats and accessories (and Learning Resources) from Bee-Bot programmable robots.

Using Bee-Bots in the Classroom

Once you're familiar with the Bee-Bot controls, you can set forth on planning some lessons around it! Some great ideas we've seen are:

  1. Using the project mats and obstacles, work in teams to program Bee-Bot from one side of the mat to the other.
  2. Using a blank mat/floor space, have students program Bee-Bot to draw different shapes in groups
  3. Have a maze group and a Bee-bot group. The maze group designs a maze on paper that the challenge group has to program Bee-bot to navigate.
  4. Use Bee-Bot to create and traverse a number line and do basic addition subtraction
  5. Estimation techniques (how many BeeBot steps from A to B)

Here's a short video from the team behind Bee-Bot on how you can introduce it to the classroom:

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Andrew verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Bee Bots are lots of fun and engaging for the Junior School students. Easy to use coding device for beginners. (Posted on 27/03/2018)

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  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
Adamstown
NSW, 2289
Australia

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