Sphero BOLT/Sphero Code Mat STEM Kit
Sphero BOLT/Sphero Code Mat
Ages 8 and older
The Sphero BOLT/Sphero Code Mat STEM Kit is more than a robot kit; it's a learning experience that inspires cadets and students through its interactive applications. Sphero BOLT is a small orb wrapped in polycarbonate plastic, capable of rolling around, changing colors, running programs and being controlled by a smartphone or tablet. Working with the Sphero Edu app, BOLT will motivate, create and excite users as they paint, swim and/or dance with the help of the Sphero Edu app and youth imagination. This kit comes with Sphero BOLT a charging base with USB charging cable, 360-degree protractor with heading, directions, and clock, sticker sheet, Quick Start guide, Sphero Code Mat with Solar/Soccer theme, 3 packs of activity cards featuring 20 fun coding challenges and games. Tip sheets and lessons are found in the Learning Management System section of CAP's member portal, eServices. Student and adult creativity will guide the unique usage of this kit!
NOTE: Not included but needed for this kit is a device which can download the free Sphero EDU app to operate the Sphero BOLT. To check compatibility before applying, visit the Sphero EDU Device Compatibility page here.
Cyber Connection: This mini robot will help youth apply skills, such as sequencing, estimation, control and problem-solving, as they begin a path to early cyber knowledge. Learning directional language and algorithms sets the stage for involvement in cyber competitions, such as the Air Force Association's national youth cyber education program, CyberPatriot, and, interest in potential cyber careers in coding, programming or computer engineering.
Approved applicants can expect to receive one Sphero BOLT/Sphero Code Mat STEM Kit.