Description: Emergence is the science of how complex behaviors can arise from lots of smaller, simpler interactions. Cubelets harvest the awesome power of emergent behavior so that you can stack, snap, shuffle and otherwise assemble your own robot without any programming or any wires.
Cubelets are magnetic blocks that can be snapped together to make an endless variety of robots. You can build robots that drive around on a tabletop, respond to light, sound, and temperature, and have surprisingly lifelike behavior. But instead of programming that behavior, you snap the cubelets together and watch the behavior emerge like with a flock of birds or a swarm of bees.
Each cubelet in the kit has different equipment on board and a different default behavior. There are Sense Blocks that act like our eyes and ears, Action blocks which affect the world around your robot, and Think blocks which are like your brain.
Note: Cubelets require a special battery and charger. You will need to purchase the charger separately.
- Drive Block: A motor and wheels to get your robot moving
- Flashlight Block: A bright white LED which emits a focused beam of light
- Brightness Block: Detects the level of ambient light
- Distance Block: An Infrared range finder accurate between 10 and 80 cm
- Battery Block: The power-plant for your robot
- Passive Block: A pass-through you can use to connect the other blocks
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Documentation and Resources:
- The Maker Revolution
The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...
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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:
- $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
- $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
- $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
- Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)
International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:
- $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
- $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)
If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.
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Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
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