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Sphero BOLT is an app-enabled robotic ball that provides endless opportunities to have fun while learning. Program with the Sphero Edu app, discover community-created activities or just drive and play. BOLT was built to shine with an animated 8x8 LED Matrix that displays real-time data and advanced sensors like its gyroscope, accelerometer, and infrared communications. Get amped – Sphero BOLT establishes a striking new way to learn and play.
NEW Sphero Edu Teacher Resource Guide
This guide is a useful tool for both new and existing Australian Educators who are integrating Sphero's bots into classrooms. References to the Australian Curriculum can be identified in a number of ways.
- Pages 22 to 28 of this guide, have examples of Units of Learning and Australian Curriculum references.
- When using the Sphero Edu Desktop App, Educators can identify Sphero-created Australian Curriculum activities, by filtering by Activities > Sphero > Edu Standards > AU-ACTD. (Further instructions here)
- When using the Sphero Edu Mobile App, once you choose an activity you will be able to see AU-ACTD Edu Standard if relevant.
- Educators and Learners can then use the Sphero Edu App activity of their choice.
By using the guide in conjunction with Sphero's Bots and Sphero Edu App, we hope your classroom is enhanced with 21st century skills such as creativity, collaboration, critical-thinking, and communication!
- The colorful LED matrix is fully programmable.
- BOLT to BOLT infrared communication allows for new games and advanced movements.
- Auto-aim your robot thanks to the built-in compass.
- An ambient light sensor allows you to program based on your room’s brightness.
- Long battery life of 2+ hours per charge.
- It’s fun to take for a spin. Simply drive BOLT and play games.
- BOLT is approachable yet advanced with more features, more power, and more fun.
- Durable UV-coated clear plastic shell
Sphero Edu App
Sphero Edu provides a toolset that is unbounded in its potential by weaving hardware, software, and community engagement together. While coding and 21st century skills are necessary, our program also goes beyond code by incorporating robotics and technology with collaborative STEAM activities, nurturing students’ imaginations in ways no other education program can.
Sphero Edu uses app-enabled robots to foster creativity through discovery and play, all while laying the foundation for computer science. Cross-platform apps are approachable for all skill levels, allowing us to reach as many minds as possible.
Program 3 Different Ways
Designed for learner progression, the Sphero Edu App allows you to progeam your robot 3 different ways.
Works with: Chrome, Android, IOS, Kindle, macOS and Windows.
- Sphero BOLT
- Inductive Charging Cradle with USB Cable
- Protractor with heading, directions, and clock
- Sticker sheet
- Quick Start Guide
- Sphero Edu app available for download on iOS, Android, Kindle, Mac, Windows, and Chrome
- Sphero Play app available for download on iOS, and Android
- Swift Playgrounds app available for download on iOS. Works with the Sphero Arcade and Sphero Template playgrounds