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Kits That Fit

Tell us what concepts you want to teach and technology preference — we’ll find the perfect kit for you.

 

 

Free Trial Kit

Try before you buy. Tell us what course you are evaluating it for, and we’ll send you a full kit for 45 days!

 

 

Discounts

Technology should be accessible & affordable. Contact us about discounts for U.S. public schools.

 

Equipping Educators

We believe that great educators are the key to a successful future. We seek to equip you with the best teaching tools and resources — to make learning about technology more accessible for everyone. DexterEd aims to make it easy for you to select, test, buy, and teach.

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dexter-ed-2.0 copy   Classroom Kits

Classroom kits are sets of five (5) starter kits, which include everything you need to get started from scratch. If you already have a Raspberry Pi, power adapters, and ethernet cables, you’ll want to look at the base kit for each robot.

Projects, Lessons & Curriculum

We’ve build several basic, free projects that you can find in the Project section of our website. But, we’re also building more robust lessons and curriculum to make it easier to get started in a classroom, camp or workshop setting.

GoPiGo Projects

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GoBoxEd

A set of 12 Missions to explore & learn with the GoPiGo robot car.

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Mars Rover

5 lessons about space exploration, using a GoPiGo Mars Rover!

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Reptiles

Turn GoPiGo into a cold-blooded animal and program it to react to light & heat.

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Circumference

Students will learn to calulcate and describe circumference in a real world setting.

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Energy

Students will investigate different types of energy & the flow of energy by learning about how the GoPiGo works.

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Robot Art

Students program a robot to draw a picture or write a message.

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GrovePi Projects

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Plants

Long term investigation, measuring and monitoring plant growth with light sensors, camera, moisture sensors & more.

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Weather

By building their own weather station students will learn how technology can assist with the prediction of weather.

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Inventions

Perfect curriculum for middle school students – great to use in maker spaces or technology classes. See the standards it covers.

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Java Unit

Course designed for high school level AP Computer Science with Java.

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Morse Code

Project set for teaching morse code with the GrovePi.

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Spy v. sPi

Capture-the-flag like robotics challenge, great for camps & after school programs.

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BrickPi Projects

Maze

Program your BrickPi robot to make it’s way through an obstacle course or maze!

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Guard

Build your own candy guarding robot, and learn Scratch, a drag and drop language from MIT.

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BrickPi

Coming soon!

Contact us if you’re a curriculum developer and familiar with LEGO MINDSTORM!

In the Classroom

 

GoPiGo Mars Rover

“My class learns about space technology and space exploration, we thought it would be cool to turn the GoPiGo into a Mars Rover. It got the kids really interested and showed them how scientist would use robots in real life.”

– Lisa Rode

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GoPiGo at Hood College

“GoPiGo was the perfect robot kit for my 400 level Computer Science course to practice in open source programming environments, learn Python, and excite and engage students — it doesn’t feel like just a toy, and is about the same cost of a textbook.”

– Professor George Dimitoglou

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GrovePi in Education

“It’s good for schools who want to teach how programs affect the real world but don’t want to get bogged down in electronics.”

-Tony Smith, TechTonic

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Learn about our new Software for Educators  – CINCH

CINCH makes it easy to get started, and not deal with the complexities of the school IT systems. With CINCH, the robot can connect directly to a laptop quickly and we can start programming in just a few minutes.

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Teacher Trial Kit Request Form

Trial kits are for educators that want to test run a robot kit before committing to a larger purchase. Please let us know what course you are evaluating the kit for and we’ll be happy to set you up with a trial kit through our 45-day Teacher Trial program.

We currently provide teacher trial kits on a case by case basis, mostly for schools in the United States, but if you are from overseas let us know your situation and we will consider it.

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