The Finch Robot 2.0 is an educational programmable robot that helps young children and students learn to code and understand programming through fun activities. With the Finch Robot, learning to code has been made easy! Bring your creative robotics ideas to life with the Finch. You can program the Finch to dance, draw shapes, follow a line, create a game, and much more! Finch uses a micro:bit as its processor, which is sold separately. More
The Finch Robot 2.0 is an educational programmable robot that helps young children and students learn to code and understand programming through fun activities. With the Finch Robot, learning to code has been made easy! Bring your creative robotics ideas to life with the Finch. You can program the Finch to dance, draw shapes, follow a line, create a game, and much more! Finch uses a micro:bit as its processor, which is sold separately.
The Finch 2.0 is an educational robot designed for children aged 5 years and older and offers an amazing opportunity to understand programming through play. Kids and students of various ages and backgrounds will benefit from this learning coding robot to bring their creative robotic projects to life.
Using the Finch you get the chance to become part of the amazing computer science world and discover the algorithms that Finch uses. As a result, you will have the chance to express your ideas in reality, through movement, light, sound, and sensing.
The Finch Robot 2.0 includes the following features:
This coding robot is designed for indoor use only, as outdoor use will wear out the wheels. You will need to buy a micro:bit processor separately to operate the robot. Every Finch includes a micro USB cable for charging and downloading to a micro:bit.
The Finch will help you to get started with learning how to code and create amazing and fun projects. You can even program a game using the Finch! With Finch Robot 2.0, you will write computer programs to control the inputs and outputs of your robot.
|1. Wheels||5. Buzzer|
|2. Beak LED||6. Marker Holder|
|3. Tail LEDs||7. Plastic Brick Adapter|
|4. LED Array|
|1. Wheel Encoders||5. Compass|
|2. Line Tracking Sensors||6. Accelerometer|
|3. Distance Sensor||7. Buttons|
|4. Light Sensors|
With the Finch learning to code has been made easy! You can now even program a game using the Finch Robot 2.0. It comes with a wide range of activities and project ideas you could easily integrate into your learning plan and have some fun while learning to code.
It fully charges in 7 hours from a completely empty state, so you do not have to wait long to start having fun.
The Finch Robot 2.0 supports a range of programming languages such as Finchblox, Snap!, Python and MakeCode, including icon-, block-, and text-based options.
The Finch Robot 2.0 works with the following programming languages:
The Finch is compatible with the following devices: iOS, Android, Chromebook, Windows, Apple, Linux.
Choose a project that looks the most appealing to you from dozens of assignments to challenge you.
Activities: Program the Finch to dance, draw shapes, follow a line, create a Simon Says game, and much more!
For more activities ideas, visit the BirdBrain Technologies Portal. The Resources page has free printable tools to integrate the Finch into your curriculum.
|Model||Finch 2.0 FR-2
Finch 2.0 w/ micro:bit FR-2_MBIT
|Size||10” L x 7.5” W x 4” H|
|Device Compatibility||Chromebook, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire/Fire OS, Linux|
|Software Compatibility||FinchBlox, BirdBlox, MakeCode, Snap!, Python, Java|
|Battery||Rechargeable battery (approx. 7h run time) & USB charger cable included|
|Accessories||A BLED bluetooth dongle is required for Snap!, Python, and Java on Windows and pre-2014 Mac computers|
|Recommended Age||5 y.o. and up|
|Warranty||One-year limited warranty on all products|
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