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This wickedly inventive guide shows you how to program and build a variety of projects with the Arduino microcontroller development system. Covering Windows, Mac, and Linux platforms, this book gets you up to speed with the simplified C programming you need to know. No prior programming experience necessary.

Using easy-to-find components and equipment, this do-it-yourself book explains how to attach an Arduino board to your computer, program it, and connect electronics to it to create fiendishly fun projects.

$31.75

littleBits are electronic building blocks with more than 60 modules and trillions of combinations. This book teaches you just enough electronics to start making things with littleBits and takes you through connecting littleBits to the cloud and programming with its Arduino-compatible module.

$26.50

If you incorporate Arduino or Raspberry Pi into your project, you can build much more sophisticated projects that can react in interesting ways and even connect to the Internet. This book teaches the basic electronic circuits to read and react to a sensor, how to use Arduino to develop sensor systems, and how to build sensor projects with the Linux-powered Raspberry Pi.

$36.00

Written in language that non-engineers can understand, Make: Making Simple Robots helps beginners move beyond basic craft skills and materials to the latest products and tools being used by artists and inventors.

Each project includes step-by-step directions as well as clear diagrams and photographs. And every chapter offers suggestions for modifying and expanding the projects so that you can return to the projects again and again as your skill set grows.

$42.50

Make: Sensors is the definitive introduction and guide to the sometimes tricky world of using sensors to monitor the physical world. With dozens of projects and experiments for you to build, this book shows you how to build sensor projects with both Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

$39.95

Bring robotics competitions to the classroom with the Competition in a Box. This package consists of a guide that introduces students to robotics competitions, numerous competition components, and a highly customizable competition arena system. The competition arena system is quick and easy to set up for a multitude of sizes and layouts depending on the type of competition and the space available. The curriculum contains over 45 hours of activities and competitions divided among three competition zones. Zones 1 and 2 focus on R/C robotics while Zone 3 has students programming autonomous robots using PRIZM® and the Arduino Software (IDE). All activities and competitions are open-ended, allowing students to design and build their own robots while incorporating the engineering design process and systems thinking to solve each challenge.

*Recommended for use with TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Robotics Sets.

$545.00

Take your TETRIX® PRIME system and LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 lessons to the next level with the TETRIX PRIME and EV3 Curriculum Pack. Students build larger, more robust, and more complex robots with the advanced capabilities of the two systems together. Students will build robots to perform unique tasks and face challenges that put their critical thinking to the test.

Curriculum features:

  • Five getting started activities, five complete activities, and three open-ended challenges totaling 45-70 hours of curriculum
  • Curriculum integrates PRIME with MINDSTORMS EV3 to create larger, stronger, more complex, and more real-world robots.
  • Progressive series of activities that culminate with open-ended challenges
  • Middle school correlations to Next Generation Science, Common Core Math and Language Arts, Skills for 21st Century, and ITEEA standards
  • Resources such as building instructions, assessment tools, and glossary along with teacher and student procedure outlines
  • Delivered with one teacher guide, 13 student guides, and LEGO EV3 Content Editor programs to serve a classroom of 24 students working in pairs

$199.00

Take the next step in engineering design and robotics with the TETRIX® PRIME Engineering Mobile Robotics Curriculum Pack. This curriculum is designed to help teachers guide students into problem-solving within the world of engineering design and robotics. The guide includes seven activities spread over three units with different challenges for designing remote-controlled TETRIX PRIME robots.

Curriculum features:

  • Three units consisting of more than twelve activities and optional challenges totaling 30-46 hours of curriculum
  • Application of the engineering design process through remote-controlled lessons and challenges
  • Progressive series of activities that culminate with open-ended challenges
  • Middle school correlations to Next Generation Science, Common Core Math and Language Arts, Skills for 21st Century, and ITEEA standards
  • Resources such as building instructions, assessment tools, and glossary along with teacher and student procedure outlines
  • Delivered with one teacher guide and 13 student guides to serve a classroom of 24 students working in pairs
  • Items required but not included: TETRIX PRIME R/C or Dual-Control Robotics Sets, stopwatches, tape measure, tape, cardboard, and painter’s tape

$149.00

Intended for use with the TETRIX® MAX R/C Robotics Set* (41990), the TETRIX MAX Engineering Mobile Robotics Curriculum Pack applies students’ creativity to the field of robotics, helping them explore engineering, simple machines, torque, and power through a series of hands-on activities.

Curriculum features:

  • More than six activities and four open-ended challenges that task groups of two to four students with creating robots that draw, dance, herd golf balls, and more
  • Over 35 hours of curriculum
  • Extensive coverage of mechanisms and mechanical systems concepts
  • Application of STEM knowledge and 21st-century skills
  • Progressive series of activities that culminate with open-ended challenges
  • Middle and high school correlations to Next Generation Science, Common Core Math and Language Arts, and ITEEA standards
  • Resources such as building instructions, assessment tools, and glossary along with teacher and student procedure outlines

Delivered with one teacher guide and seven student guides to serve a classroom of 24 students.

*TETRIX MAX R/C Robotics Set is sold separately.

$119.00

Intended for use with the TETRIX® MAX Programmable (43053) or Dual-Control (43054) Robotics Sets, the TETRIX PRIZM® Coding Essentials Curriculum Pack enables teachers to deliver engaging robotics lessons that challenge students to take their engineering and coding knowledge to the next level. Designed to build student confidence and generate enthusiasm for the fields of programming, engineering, and robotics, the curriculum delivers more than 60 hours of standards-based, project-based activities and related assessment materials.

Curriculum features:

  • More than five activities and six open-ended challenges
  • Extensive coverage of programming concepts using the TETRIX PRIZM Robotics Controller and Arduino Software (IDE)
  • Application of STEM knowledge and 21st-century skills
  • Progressive series of activities that culminate with open-ended challenges
  • High school correlations to the Next Generation Science, Common Core Math and Language Arts, Skills for the 21st Century, and ITEEA standards
  • Resources such as building instructions, assessment tools, and glossary along with teacher and student procedure outlines

$149.00

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