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Developed at Carnegie Mellon for use in education, the Finch Robot will capture the attention of your computer scientists, robot enthusiasts, and everyday learners. Designed to enable students to learn coding through robotics, the Finch Robot features:
The Finch Robot engages students at a young age as they experience hands on what computer science has to offer, including interactive programming. From reacting to stimuli to speaking, drawing, and beyond, the Finch carries out your students' instructions as they witness the fruit of their efforts.
Finch Robot comes pre-built and ready for programming. Can be used on multiple platforms and with 20 different programming languages (see list and grade-level suggestions at http://www.finchrobot.com/software-overview). Coding with Finch will provide a solid foundation in computer programming and facilitate further learning experiences (including more complex programming) involving TETRIX® PRIME and MAX. Many of the same programming languages available for Finch can also be used with Arduino-controlled TETRIX robots.
Connect to USB port.
The TETRIX® + myRIO Control Board Adapter is designed to easily connect TETRIX Motor Controllers to the NI myRIO. It also contains a built-in logic-level shifting circuit, Grove sensor-family connections, a Gnd expansion port, a 34-pin myRIO I/O expansion port, a +3.3 V expansion port, and a +5 V expansion port.
Use this USB game controller to create a remote-control system for your TETRIX® robot.
Works with Windows XP, Vista, and 7; broad game support; eight-way programmable D-pad; and plug-and-play USB connection.
Competing in the World Robot Olympiad's university bowling game? Then check out this new TETRIX® set designed just for the event's competitors! With the TETRIX WRO Challenge Full Set, we are delivering into your hands everything you need for building an autonomous robot that can successfully complete the WRO bowling game. These parts enable your team to apply its creativity and engineering know-how to tackle the challenge.
The TETRIX WRO Challenge Full Set comes with:
Competing in the World Robot Olympiad's university bowling game? Then check out this new TETRIX® set designed just for the event's competitors! With the TETRIX WRO Set, we are delivering into your hands a well-rounded selection of components for building an autonomous robot that can successfully complete the WRO bowling game. These parts enable your team to apply its creativity and engineering know-how to tackle the challenge.
The TETRIX WRO Competition Base Set comes with:
B-Bot demonstrates something innate to all humans but learned by many robot designers: bipedal motion. Just assemble the kit parts and this little guy will be cruising around in your classroom in no time – and using hydraulic power, no less.
Includes laser-cut hardboard pieces, syringes and tubing, and other needed hardware. Requires a Phillips screwdriver, white or CA glue, and clay, sold separately.
Take hydraulics to the next level in your classroom. Using a system of syringes, tubing, and three-way valves, you can build the Can Crusher, a mini version of a four-post hydraulic press similar to those found in manufacturing and testing facilities around the world.
Creating a mechanical advantage of 14:1 with fluid running through tubing and syringes, it easily crushes aluminum cans, paper cups, and other items. Two tubes – one to take up the water and the other to return it – rest in a cup of water. Pumping the small syringe forces fluid through the tubes and to the four larger syringes, creating a lot of force from a little input.
This crawling critter isn’t a pest – it’s a fun kit that utilizes mechanics and water power to crawl across the floor or other flat surfaces. After it is built, just push the plunger back and forth to move the C-Bot forward. Great for demonstrating Newton’s third law of motion, basic hydraulics, and other concepts.
Laser-cut parts glue together to create subassemblies, which are then screwed together. Requires white glue, cool-melt glue gun and glue, small screwdriver (all sold separately), and water.