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Binary Bots UFO Project Kit

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About this product

Overview

  • Build and create your very light up UFO and learn to code along the way
  • Included BBC Micro:bit computer for you to program and learn
  • Test your new found skills with a variety of activities, using sensors and LED lights

Product overview

  • Build and create your very light up UFO and learn to code along the way
  • Included BBC Micro:bit computer for you to program and learn
  • Test your new found skills with a variety of activities, using sensors and LED lights
  • Script your way through the simple interface with easy to use drag and drop programming
  • Works with tablets and smartphones using Bluetooth
  • Built in accelerometer and digital compass, let the UFO tell you which direction your facing
  • Suitable for ages 8 and up

 Learn to code the easy way

Learn to code using the world’s most widely used programming language, with the Binary Bots UFO coding kit. Unleash your creativity and program your space-age UFO to perform a wide variety of tasks, use the built in sensors and an array of light and sound and learn along the way.

STEM learning can be just as easy, as it is fun

The Binary Bots UFO uses a simple BBC:Micro bit computer at its core, which you program from your Mac or Windows computer using a simple drag and drop web based block editor. This means you can visually see the lines of code you are creating, making it easy to string commands together as you advance. Once your instructions have been programmed, you can load your commands into the Micro:bit and let the UFO act out your commands. Create a motion detecting security guard to scare off intruders with an array of flashing lights and sound. Learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics doesn’t have to be dull, especially when you have a UFO to play with!

Create your UFO from the ground up

Each box comes with everything you need to create your very own futuristic UFO, and construct it piece by piece. The frame can be simply put together using a few folds, locking tabs and sticky tape, so no tools or sharp objects are needed to build your UFO. Install a number of colour coded wires and LED lights into the pre-positioned locations and connect everything up to the Micro:Bit to activate your very own UFO. You can even decorate your ship using the supplied stickers or add a personal touch and make your UFO as cool as possible. Once built and connected, jump straight on to your computer and use the free online learning activities, videos and block editor to begin programming your BBC Micro:Bit. When you are confident enough you can then use your newly learnt programming skills to create numerous tasks for your UFO, your imagination is your only limit.

 

Specification

General

Type:

Electronic Kit

System Requirements & Software

Compatible Operating Systems:

Windows
Mac OS
Android
iOS

Minimum System Requirements:

Windows 7 or later
Mac OS X 10.6 or later
internet connection

Product Specifications

Number Of Included Parts:

24

Number Of Models That Can Be Made:

1

Power Specifications

Power Supply:

Supplied USB cable / 3v AAA battery pack (Batteries not included)

Batteries Required:

Yes

Construction

Colour:

Multicoloured

Contents

Package Contents:

Card Smart Toy with sensors

Dimensions & Weight

Width:

395

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