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Robotics and Computational Thinking

Arduino

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Applicable Grades: 7-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 3+ hours

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Blue-Bot

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Applicable Grades: PreK-3

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 5-10 minutes 

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Cubelets

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Applicable Grades: K-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 5-10 minutes 

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EZ-Robot

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Applicable Grades: 6-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 3+ hours 

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LEGO Mindstorms

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Applicable Grades: 3-8

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 3+ hours

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LEGO WeDo

Applicable Grades: 2-4

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 2+ hours

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Little Robot Friends

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Applicable Grades: 1-10

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 1+ hour

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Micro:bit

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Applicable Grades: 6-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 2+ hours

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Ozobot

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Applicable Grades: K-8

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 30+ minutes 

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Raspberry Pi

Applicable Grades: 7-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 2+ hours 

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Sphero

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Applicable Grades: 3-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 30+ minutes 

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Thymio

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Applicable Grades: K-12

How long would it take to learn to use this robot? 30+ minutes 

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Borrowing Privileges for Robot Kits

  • The robotics and related kits may be borrowed by University of Alberta students, staff, and faculty only.
  • The kits must be returned to the owning library's service desk.
  • Loan period is 1 week.
  • $1/hour per overdue item.
  • No renewals.
  • No holds.
  • Damaged items will be assessed to determine what fees will apply.
  • Replacement charges will be applied in place of the $150 lost charge that is indicated in your library account.
  • Borrowers are subject to the University of Alberta Library borrowing policies.