Perfect for learning a well rounded robotics and design thinking learning experience! This set includes everything you need to learn robotics, invention and design. The set includes the Thymio Robot, remote control (to control Thymio from a distance), and three TechyKids online courses, where students get their own logins, earn skill badges and can upload their original projects. This kit is made for those who want a very strong foundation and the ability to grow into the advanced features of Thymio like coding in real code and advancing into TechyKids’ Invention course.
This TechyKids package has won a seal from Purdue University that it teaches Engineering and Design!
Thymio is an awesome little robot that kids love because it is personable and inspires thought and creativity, and grownups love it for just the same reasons. It provides these main features:
- Over 20 Sensors, 40 lights, and 2 motors
- An educative interactivity based on light and touch
- A programming environment featuring graphical and text programming
- Integration with LEGOS
- Reacts to Wireless Remote Control
- Pre programmed modes, and the ability to be programmed
- Community of over 200+ Published Projects
- Rechargeable Battery that charges while you program!
- Compact and portable..to take anywhere you go
- The more you learn- the more you can do with it
- Inspires the question WHY?…Critical thinking, creativity, engineering, math, programming, building, collaboration, science and everything imagination
Thymio can be controlled with a remote control! We’ve already tested and created the instructions for this remote so you can plug and play. This is the perfect accessory to projects that you wish to control from a far. This instantly turns Thymio into a remote controlled vehicle in one of the pre-programmed modes! Go ahead, create your own project creation with this fun accessory…then with your off time- drive your friends crazy as you change channels on them while they root for their favorite sports team ;-).
Instructions can be found here. Here’s a video: