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Makerspace Devices Available Through BOCES: Makerspace Resources

Makerspace Resources

 Bee-Bot

Bee-Bot and Blue-Bot are exciting new robots designed for use by young children. These colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robots are a perfect tool for teaching sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, and just having fun!

 Hummingbird 

The Hummingbird robotics kit allows students to create and program robots built from electronic components and craft materials. The Hummingbird is made by BirdBrain Technologies, a company devoted to cultivating creativity and computational thinking by providing flexible and inspiring products that engage students and teachers in programming and robotics.

 Lego Mindstorms

The Lego Mindstorms series of kits contain software and hardware to create customizable, programmable robots. They include an intelligent brick computer that controls the system, a set of modular sensors and motors, and Lego parts from the Technic line to create the mechanical systems.

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Cubelets

Cubelets are a groundbreaking robot construction system designed for budding innovators ages four and up. Cubelets were designed to teach the big lessons behind complex systems, design thinking, and emergence with tiny robots.

Ozobots

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Ozobot Video

Whether you are a seasoned engineer or a child, Ozobot Bit can be as fun or challenging as you make it. Simple and intuitive to use on one side, highly programmable and versatile on the other - there is something for every type of thinker, with our tiny tinker robot.

Sphero

The Original App-enabled Robotic Ball. Create obstacle courses and drive circles around your friends with the Sphero app. Or trace an on-screen path with Draw N’ Drive and watch Sphero replicate your design on the ground. Driving apps put you in control of Sphero. Challenge your memory and coordination in a game of Chromo or turn Sphero into a ticking time bomb in Pass the Sphero – a new spin on Hot Potato. 

 

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3Doodler

The 3Doodler Create is the latest generation of the world’s first and best-selling 3D printing pen. Compact & easy to use, the 3Doodler Create extrudes heated plastic that cools almost instantly into a solid, stable structure.

 Makey Makey

​Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century. Turn everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet. It's a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything inbetween.

Dash & Dot

Dash & Dot are real robots that teach your kids to code while they play. Using our free apps and a compatible tablet or smartphone, kids learn to code while they make Dash sing, dance and navigate all around the house. Sensors on the robot mean they react to the environment around them, including your kids.

Google Cardboard 

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Get it, fold it and look inside to enter the world of Cardboard. It's a VR experience starting with a simple viewer anyone can build or buy. Once you have it, you can explore a variety of apps that unfold all around you. 

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