BoffinBot®

The Complete Robotic STEAM Education Solution

BoffinBot® by Brainstorm Boffins® is a new affordable, easy to use, and fun introduction to coding, electronics, and robotics. It is geared towards children ages 8 to 18, educators looking for an easy introduction to robotics, and parents keen to find something affordable but educational and fun. It is simple enough for beginners, while being feature-rich enough to be a must-have for roboticists. BoffinBot® is your chance to build your very own robot.

BoffinBot® box kits contain robot components. Once you have completed box #1 to #3 you will have built a complete BoffinBot®. Every kit also comes with a step-by-step guide and lesson activities. Those students who are not technologically savvy, will be able to follow as you assemble BoffinBot® from box #1 through to box #3 with many helpful resources provided.

BoffinBot® Specifications

Build your own robot with the series of BoffinBot® Robot Boxes.  Starting with BoffinBot® Box 1 you will learn the basics of building a robot, circuits and code. BoffinBot® Box 2 you will begin to assemble your BoffinBot®, and increase your level of electronics and coding knowledge. Continue with BoffinBot® Box 3 and see your BoffinBot® come to life.     

The BoffinBot® brain is an Arduino UNO development board.

To write your own programs/code, plug it in via USB, install the Arduino software and try any of the dozens of example programs.

Here are some of the things you’ll learn to do with Boffinbot®:

  • How to build a robot
  • Arduino
  • Electronics, circuits, etc.
  • Coding
  • Line following
  • Object avoidance
  • Room navigation
  • Bluetooth Control via App
  • And much more…
  • Ultrasonic distance sensor (get distance from BoffinBot® to walls/objects)
  • Powered by 4xAA batteries (rechargeable or alkaline)
  • Infrared Sensors
  • LED’s
  • Motors
  • Resistors

Why choose BoffinBot®:

  • Very well priced
  • Arduino Uno Beginner Textbook
  • Complete learning solution
  • Fun way to learn robotics & coding

BoffinBase STEAM Learning Online Community

BoffinBase is an abundant knowledge centre where students who build a BoffinBot® have exclusive access to how-to videos, knowledge bytes, additional lesson activities and projects as well as challenges and games. 

www.boffinbase.com

Education Modules

BoffinBot® Robotic STEAM Education modules cover distinct learning outcomes for grade 1 to grade 12 students. Respective teaching resources are available for each level.

The BoffinBot® Robotic STEAM Education modules align to the Alphademia Education Digital Skills Curriculum (www.alphademia.com/digital-skills-curriculum) requirements. BoffinBot® aims to provide educators with a comprehensive and cost effective robotic STEAM learning mode to teach the digital skills curriculum.

Ultimately, the BoffinBot® Robotic STEAM Education modules aim to have students achieve the acquisition and proficiency of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) skill sets.

Brainstorm Boffins® Robotic STEAM Curriculum outcomes are aligned to the NCS Robotics and Coding Curriculum.

Education Modules Skill Levels

  • Level 1 Entry Grades 1-2 (Ages 6-7)
  • Level 2 Fundamental Grades 3-5 (Ages 8-11)
  • Level 3 Intermediate Grades 6-8 (Ages 11-14)
  • Level 4 Intermediate Plus Grades 9-10 (Ages 14-16)
  • Level 5 Advanced Grades 11-12 (Ages 16-18)

For more information about BoffinBot

  • Book a free demo
  • Bulk orders for schools