Makeblock just released the Neuron Inventor Classroom Kit with curriculum from TechTerra Education! This is a milestone release for both companies.
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Introducing Makeblock Neuron Inventor Classroom Kit
A set of six Inventor Kit and teaching material from TechTerra,
By popular demand, Makeblock has decided to release the Neuron Inventor Classroom Kit. Based on the Neuron Inventor Kit, the Neuron Inventor Classroom kit is designed to fit the classroom perfectly!
What is it?
The Makeblock Neuron Inventor Kit is a kit with programmable electronic building blocks that includes sound, light, and sensor blocks. The magnetic backing and the magnetic pogo pins make this educational tool easy to use in the classroom. Makeblock Neuron blocks are designed to be durable and allow students to experience hands on learning. Combined with intuitive graphical programming, Makeblock Neuron encourages all creators to turn their ideas into real, working gadgets.
The Makeblock Neuron Inventor Classroom Kit includes:
What does it do?
With a whole array of sensors, Neuron can be used online and offline. Coding experience is not necessary to play with the Neuron, but coding can be easily introduced by Neuron’s flow base programming. Programming can be done through the Neuron app and on desktop, with mBlock.
The Neuron Inventor Classroom Kit
TechTerra's Founder and CEO, Susan Wells, an EdTech Award Leadership Finalist, visited E.K.,Powe Elementary in mid-April. and spent some hands-on robot time showing kindergarteners and first-graders how to code. Read about her visit, as shared in the E.K. Powe Newsletter.