This is part of a series of posts that talks about a few things that schools could invest in to improve and enhance STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math’s) Education. They each contribute to the bigger picture of making schools challenging, fun, exciting and desirable places to be.
Yesterday I talked a little bit about some of the many opportunities that Lego offers to education particularly in the field of robotics. So today let stake a look at a different type of modular Robot that also offers great potential in the classroom – Cubelets.
Cubelets are quite similar to Lego in that they link together to make shapes and structures. The big difference is that there are not as many parts and that each ‘block’ has a different function that when combined can do a sequence of activities / tasks.
This video explains Cubelets in a lot better way than I ever could.
Any UK schools using them yet? Or what experience do other parts of the world have of using these in the classroom?