Cubelets Creative Constructors Educator Pack
This best-selling Cubelets® collection was designed to support all students on their journey through robotics and computational thinking, regardless of their age or skill-level.
This pack was designed for four student groups. Each group can use the Bluetooth® Hat to facilitate programming challenges with Cubelets Blockly, remote control robot races, and access the Personality Swap™ feature to change Cubelets’ behaviour.
The free companion app is compatible with iOS, Android, and FireOS. This pack also comes with Brick Adapters, a 5-port charger, micro-USB charging cables, and a new, easy-to-organize storage tub.
Designed to support four groups of learners, this pack includes 52 Cubelets: 4 Battery, 4 Passive, 4 Inverse, 4 Threshold, 8 Distance, 4 Brightness, 4 Knob, 8 Drive, 4 Flashlight, 4 Rotate, and 4 Bar Graph. Plus: 4 Bluetooth Hats, 8 Brick Adapters, 1 5-Port Charger, 4 Charging Cables, and 1 Storage Tub.
- Includes 52 Cubelets
- Includes 4 Bluetooth Hats
- Enables basic robot building
- Enhanced learning and play with Cubelets apps
- Explore coding principles with Tactile Coding
- Screen-free robot challenges of all difficulty ratings
- Build with high-level THINK Cubelets to develop computer science skills
- Easily analyse robot constructions and visualize data flow with Bar Graph
Four Student Groups each with 12 Cubelets and one Bluetooth Hat
- 1 x Brightness Cubelet
- 2 x Distance Cubelets
- 1 x Knob Cubelet
- 1 x Bar Graph Cubelet
- 2 x Drive Cubelets
- 1 x Flashlight Cubelet
- 1 x Rotate Cubelet
- 1 x Passive Cubelet
- 1 x Inverse Cubelet
- 1 x Battery Cubelet
- 1 x Bluetooth Hat
- 2 x Brick Adapters
- 1 x “Studs”
- 1 x “Sockets”
Also includes these educator essentials
- 1 x 5-Port Charger for easy charging of multiple Battery Cubelets.
- 1 x Cubelets Containers for durable storage and transport.
- Storage and packing guide.
1 – Investigating Cubelets
- Watch TEDx Talk about Emergence (9:24) or read article about Emergence
- Introduce Cubelets
- Students investigate SENSE and ACT Cubelets
- Students investigate THINK Cubelets
- Students will investigate and be able to explain the role of each individual Cubelet.
- Students can explain the role of each individual Cubelet
- Students are beginning to hypothesize about how each Cubelet could be useful within a larger system
2 – Investigating Two SENSES
- Review Cubelets Vocabulary and Group Norms
- Students investigate Cubelets constructions using two SENSE Cubelets
- Students discuss findings from the investigation
- Students investigate how SENSE Cubelets work together (and how they don’t).
- Students can collaborate to discover at least two “rules” governing how SENSE Cubelets do and don’t work together
3 – Steering Robots
- How do Tracked Vehicles turn?
- Students design steering robot constructions
- Students share and compare designs
- Students will design multiple steering robot constructions.
- Students using collaborative language
- Students comparing robot behaviour to tracked vehicles
- Students revising and simplifying their robot construction
4 – Cubelets Challenges
- Students rotate through stations with unique combinations of Cubelets attempting to design for one common challenge
- Students share their responses to the challenge
- Students will use critical thinking skills to build a specific robot based on a description.
- Students understand the description of a robot
- Students stay on task
- Students collaborate with peers
5 – Paper Coding
- Students investigate Cubelets robot construction
- Students investigate using paper plates/cardstock to make a robot walk in a straight line
- Students will use spatial reasoning and computational thinking skills to use paper as a programming tool for a robot construction.
- Students can explain how their paper coding works, and talk about their design process.