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O.R.P.K – Educational robot for each kid

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1818505613/mbot-49-educational-robot-for-each-kid
ONE ROBOT PER KID. mBot is the easiest educational robot for kids to learn programming, Arduino and robotics.
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mBot is a low cost, easy-to-run robot kit for kids to get hands-on experience about graphical programming, electronics, robotics. It is an all-in-one solution for robotics learning and designed for STEM education.
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Cute shape with easy assembly is our goal. mBot contains only about 45 pieces in total, so it is easy to have a sense of achievement for kids to assemble in 10 mins quickly.

Since Scratch2.0 is very popular in teachers and students as a graphical programming software, it has almost been proved to be the most easy-to-use graphical programming tool. So based on Scratch 2.0, we develop a new software mBlock to use Scratch-style coding to program Arduino and robots. You are free to download from here.
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New features in mBlock:

  • Based on scratch 2.0 developed by MIT Media Lab, nice interface and easy for everyone.
  • Free & source code: the software is free and support Window & Mac systems. We will also open the source code later.
  • Supports wireless communication: you can use Bluetooth or 2.4GHz wireless serial to communicate with mBot. And download the program wirelessly is supported.
  • Supports standard Arduino boards, like Arduino Uno, Lenardo boards, Makeblock mCore(Based on Arduino Uno) and etc. With open communication protocols and source code, it is easy to add new support for new hardware.
  • Easy to use: The easiest way to program your Arduino and robots.

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