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Makeblock mBot Ranger STEM Education Robot

$229.99

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Makeblock mBot Ranger STEM Education Robot

$229.99

Introducing the Makeblock mBot STEAM Education Robot – mBot Ranger is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education robot for beginners, that makes teaching and learning robot programming simple and fun. Armed with just a screwdriver, step by step instructions, and a study schedule, children can build a robot from scratch and experience the joys of hands-on creation. As they go, they will learn about a variety of robotic machinery and electronic parts, get to grips with the fundamentals of block-based programming, and develop their logical thinking and design skills. mBot Ranger is an advanced version of mBot, that comes with 3 preset forms, for three times the fun! From construction and operation through to programming, Ranger allows children to receive STEAM education in a simple and fun way.

The Makeblock mBot Ranger STEAM Education Robot offers educators, parents and kids a great opportunity to start building STEM skills and take the knowledge of coding, robotics and electronics to a higher level. If you are just starting with coding and robotics then you might want to program the Makeblock Scratch block based programming interface. If you are an experienced developer and have some prior experience working with electronics, robotics then you can program the robot using the Arduino development platform. You can connect it the robot your computer via USB or Bluetooth. This makes it the perfect coding platform to learn skills which are used in schools, universities around the world.

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Introducing the Makeblock mBot STEAM Education Robot – mBot Ranger is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) education robot for beginners, that makes teaching and learning robot programming simple and fun. Armed with just a screwdriver, step by step instructions, and a study schedule, children can build a robot from scratch and experience the joys of hands-on creation. As they go, they will learn about a variety of robotic machinery and electronic parts, get to grips with the fundamentals of block-based programming, and develop their logical thinking and design skills. mBot Ranger is an advanced version of mBot, that comes with 3 preset forms, for three times the fun! From construction and operation through to programming, Ranger allows children to receive STEAM education in a simple and fun way.

Please Note – This item ships in 4-5 business days.

The Makeblock mBot Ranger STEAM Education Robot offers educators, parents and kids a great opportunity to start building STEM skills and take the knowledge of coding, robotics and electronics to a higher level. If you are just starting with coding and robotics then you might want to program the Makeblock Scratch block based programming interface. If you are an experienced developer and have some prior experience working with electronics, robotics then you can program the robot using the Arduino development platform. You can connect it the robot your computer via USB or Bluetooth. This makes it the perfect coding platform to learn skills which are used in schools, universities around the world.

Here are some of the key features of the mBot Ranger STEM Education Robot –

  1. Kids with little or no coding experience can use the Makeblock Scratch based programming interface and program the robot.
  2. Experienced developers can program robot using the Arduino IDE.
  3. The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot is an easy to assemble robot which you can put together in less than 60 minutes. Gear up for an interesting maker challenge.
  4. With the Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot you have access to a detailed guide and tutorials that walk you through the entire build process.
  5. Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot comes along with a tracking module which is built to detect black and white lines with high accuracy including edge detection.
  6. Use the ultrasonic module to detect the obstacles and program the Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot to navigate around a track.
  7. Use the onboard buzzer to make sound and play music from your code.
  8. The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot programmed and controlled using the app on the tablet.
  9. Write programs and control the Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot remotely and make it move around an obstacle course.
  10. The robot can be controlled by IR remote control, and Bluetooth APP remote control by Android cell phones.

What are the capabilities of the Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot : The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot is a powerful little robot. The mBot Ranger includes various different mechanical parts and electronic modules. There are 3 preset forms:

  1. The tank-like Off-road Land Raider,
  2. The three-wheel racing car Dashing Raptor, and
  3. The Self-balancing Nervous Bird.

No matter whether it’s a muddy track or a challenging arena, mBot Ranger can conquer any terrain. mBot Ranger integrates six types of sensor including: Light sensor, Temperature sensor, Sound sensor, Ultrasonic sensor, Line Follower sensor and Gyroscope. This broad range of sensors allows Ranger to perform a variety of functions including data collection, line following and obstacle avoidance. Children can also use Ranger to work on interesting projects, such as traversing the Antarctic to assist with scientific research!

Here’s a list of all relevant technical specifications –

  1. Software and programming : PC-mBlock; iPad/Tablet – Makeblock Arduino IDE
  2. Main Control Board : Arduino Mega 2560, 256KB flash memory, 8KG SRAM, 4KB EEPROM
  3. Sensor :
    1. 2 x Light sensor,
    2. 1 x Sound sensor,
    3. 1 x Gyroscope,
    4. 1 x Temperature sensor,
    5. 1 x Ultrasonic sensor,
    6. 1 x Line follower
  4. Speaker : 1 x Buzzer
  5. Battery : 6 x AA battery (not included)
  6. Motor : 2 x 400 RPM Encoder Motor
  7. Wireless Communication : Bluetooth/2.4G
  8. Dimensions : 200 x 165 x 120mm (7.78 x 6.49 x 4.71inch) Max.
  9. Weight : 1600g (56.44oz)

The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot is small but capable robot designed to detail delivering quality at an affordable price. The Makeblock mBot STEAM Education Robot is a great way to get you child started with the STEM learning journey.

What are the parts that ship with the robot kit – The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot kit is made up of the following parts –

 

Please refer to the links provided below for access to the installation documentation including tutorials.

Who is the Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot suited for – The Makeblock mBot STEAM Education Robot is recommended for kids 8+ years and older. The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot is recommended to anyone who is keen to get started with robotics and has had no prior experience and even those who have had some experience working with a electronics, robotics before and are keen to take on a more in-depth challenge.

  • Recommended ages – 8+
  • Build complexity  – Low to medium
  • Programming & Coding complexity – Medium

 

 

The Makeblock mBot ranger STEAM Education Robot is a really powerful, affordable, easy to use robot that you can use to bring your project ideas to life. The ability to use the Scratch block based programming platform in addition to programming with the Arduino IDE for advanced users opens up this robot for use by all those who have never programmed before. Overall an affordable, well built kit aimed at both the ends of the market.

Documentation, tutorials and further reading – To get started with your first project and to code your Makeblock mBot Ranger STEM Education robot head over to our STEM Education and Learning Management System at www.kidzcancode.com – Introduction to robotics using Makeblock mblock Ranger.

If you are keen to start programming with the robots, Arduino, micro:bit we have you covered. We offer a range of FREE development tracks and tutorials through our digital Learning Management System (LMS) at KidzCanCode.  Our FREE development tracks and tutorials let you get started with block based programming, python programming, game development of even the fundamentals of electronics using the BBC micro:bit. Here’s a list of the development tracks and tutorials on offer. Check out the KidzCanCode website to learn more.

  1. Introduction to robotics using Makeblock mBot
  2. Introduction to robotics using Makeblock mBot Ranger
  3. Introduction to robotics using Makeblock Codey Rocky
  4. Introduction to robotics using Makeblock GoPigo3

Please use the contact us form to drop us a note with ideas for tutorials and development tracks. We are always looking for ideas and constructive input. Alternatively you can reach us at support@oztoylib.com.

Additional information

Weight1.600 kg
Dimensions27 × 22 × 10 cm

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