Quirkbot: Make your own robots with drinking straws! by Kids Hack Day Risks and challenges The people behind this Kickstarter campaign are also the people most in need of the Quirkbot product. This is because, as mentioned, we are organizing Kids Hack Day events around the world with the aim of getting kids excited about science and technology from a young age. We truly believe this product would help us to achieve this goal. Moreover, as Kids Hack Day events have been running for two years now, we have a global community of people who care deeply about the success of this product.
Blockly for PICAXE - Software Product Details Blockly for PICAXE is a free powerful visual programming tool for generating PICAXE microcontroller programs. By stacking coloured blocks on top of each other a control program can be rapidly generated. This simple click’n’drag programming method allows students to rapidly develop control sequences for real life microcontroller projects. Blockly can be run online in a web browser on almost any device that has an internet connection. For offline use Blockly is embedded within PICAXE Editor and is also available as a standalone (installed) Chrome app.
Easy Projects to Get Started with Scratch: Drawing 2D Shapes I had my first computer programming experience in ninth grade. I had just moved, and my new guidance counselor persuaded me to take a computer programming class because there were no other open electives. I was dubious. It appeared that coding was either not fun, not cool, not easy, or perhaps all three. HTML KickStart HTML Elements & Documentation Setup Download HTML KickStart Include jQuery and HTML KickStart <script src=" src="js/kickstart.js"></script><!-- KICKSTART --><link rel="stylesheet" href="css/kickstart.css" media="all" /><! Kidsruby.com Write Code You can see your code, run it, and see what it outputs all at the same time. This makes it a lot easier to learn.
What is Arduino Arduino is an open-source prototyping platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino provides an open-source and easy-to-use programming tool, for writing code and uploading it to your board. It is often referred to as the Arduino IDE (Integrated Development Environment). Learn Minecraft Hour of Code Grades 2+ | Blocks Moana: Wayfinding with Code The Finch Scratch is a tile-based visual programming language, which is an excellent first language for children to learn. We are providing a helper app that allows you to use Scratch 2.0 with Finch and Hummingbird. This is beta software and there are several bugs: please test it and let us know if there are bugs or if you'd like us to make changes to anything. User Guide Video Tutorials Installation
Pololu 3pi Robot …the 3pi has been more thoroughly field tested than any other robot we’ve worked with. We’ve had way too much fun with this little robot and by the time you finish reading the review, you’ll probably want to buy one or two for yourself. R. Steven Rainwater, robots.net Overview The 3pi robot is designed to excel in line-following and maze-solving competitions. Scratch Developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten with the MIT's Media Lab research group, Scratch is a new programming language that facilitates the creation of interactive, cartoons, games, musical compositions of stories, simulations and their shares on the Web. Scratch is a free software designed to introduce students from the age of 8, to fundamental concepts in mathematics and computer science. It is based on a fun of algorithmic approach, to help them to create, to reason and to cooperate. It also promotes the sharing on the Web. From 2007, the website was opened to allow everyone on the one hand to publish, so sharing its projects on the Web, and on the other hand to provide assistance to the implementation of Scratch.