BirdBrain Technologies Hummingbird Bit Classroom Kit

£642.12 incl. VAT

BirdBrain Technologies Hummingbird Bit Classroom Kit

Hummingbird Classroom Kit
Hummingbird Classroom Kit
Hummingbird Classroom Kit
Hummingbird Classroom Kit
Hummingbird Classroom Kit
Hummingbird Premium Kit
Hummingbird Kit
Hummingbird Kit
Hummingbird Kit
Hummingbird Kit

BirdBrain Technologies Hummingbird Bit Classroom Kit

The Hummingbird Bit Classroom Kit from BirdBrain Technologies is an educational robotics kit for kids and students. This kit is an amazing learning tool to introduce creative robotics to classes and help students build a personalised programmed robot and create beautiful electronic art. The micro:bit is not included and has to be purchased separately to operate the kit. More

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The Hummingbird Bit Classroom Kit from BirdBrain Technologies is an educational robotics kit for kids and students. This kit is an amazing learning tool to introduce creative robotics to classes and help students build a personalised programmed robot and create beautiful electronic art. The micro:bit is not included and has to be purchased separately to operate the kit.

Details

What is a Hummingbird Classroom Kit?

With the Hummingbird Classroom Kit, each class will enable kids and students to challenge their imagination and bring their creative robotics ideas to life.

The classroom kit will allow students to design, build, and program a personally meaningful robot. The kit includes lights, sensors, and motors which enable students to build a robot using any materials, with any device, in multiple programming languages. 

The Hummingbird kit is a practical tool suitable for both beginners and advanced users. Absolute beginners who want to learn how to make a robot can build & program a robot in minutes. The kit will be also helpful to those who continue to learn advanced engineering & programming for years. 

What’s included?

  • (4 Robots): 4 Premium Kits + carrying case + 4 screwdrivers + 2 wire strippers + 4 pens (for 8-12 students)  
  • The Hummingbird Bit Premium Kit includes:
    • 1 – Bit Controller
    • 1 – Terminal Tool
    • 1 – 4xAA Battery Holder
    • 1 – Green LED 1 – Red LED
    • 1 – Yellow LED
    • 2 – Tri-color LED
    • 2 – FS5103B servo
    • 2 – FS5103R servo
    • 2 – Servo wheels
    • 2 – Lego adapters
    • 4 – 50 cm servo Extension cables
    • 1 – Light sensor
    • 1 – Sound Sensor
    • 1 – Distance Sensor
    • 1 – Rotary Sensor
    • 1 – User Manual
    • 1 – Premium Kit Case
  • A micro:bit is NOT included (please note that the Hummingbird Bit uses a micro:bit as its processor; you must have one in order to operate the robot)

Features

All Hummingbird Bit Robotics Kits include:  

  • Free classroom-tested and standards-aligned learning materials, such as programming tutorials, lesson plans, and printable student activities.  
  • Out-of-the-box compatibility with computers, Chromebooks, and tablets.  Free software that is tested to work with school IT environments.  
  • Support for block-based and text-based programming environments, including MakeCode, Python, and Java.  
  • Electrically protected connectors that allow students to easily add multiple motors, sensors, and LEDs without risk of harm due to incorrect connections.  
  • Free online professional development, including classroom curriculum integration planning.  
  • Classroom-ready packaging, including sturdy cases, sorting compartments, and stackable containers.  
  • Products that have been created and validated by National Science Foundation-funded research at Carnegie Mellon University and tested in classrooms with teachers and students. 

Hummingbird Premium Kit

All Hummingbird Bit Robotics Kits work with the following programming languages:  

  • BirdBlox (block-based – available on iOS, Android, Fire OS)  
  • MakeCode (block-based – available on Chromebooks, Mac, Windows, Linux)  
  • Snap! (block-based – available on Chromebooks, Mac, Windows)  
  • Python (text-based – available on Chromebooks, Mac, Windows)  
  • Java (text-based – available on Mac, Windows) 

Hummingbird Base Kit

Why should you buy a Hummingbird Kit?

Build a personalised robot – every robot will be unique.

You can build a personalised and unique robot using the Hummingbird Kit. It offers you the chance to get creative and use your imagination to the fullest! 

Reimagine robotics as a tool of learning.

The Hummingbird kit is a fantastic tool for every enthusiast who cannot wait to get started with robotics. Both new and more experienced users will benefit from the excitement of learning to code through play.

 

Bring your creative ideas to life.

The kit allows you to experiment with programming and try out your most creative ideas! It gives you the chance to build a robot and create electronic art of any materials in multiple programming languages in a few minutes. Your imagination is the only limit!

The Kit is designed to grow with kids and adults who are starting as beginners. 

Whether you have just started to learn to code or you have been looking for a creative robotics tool to bring your ideas to life, the Hummingbird Kit is the one you need! Create beautiful electronic art, complex cardboard mechatronics, and programmed robots. 

What project can one create using the Hummingbird kit?

You can create such projects as, but not limited to the following:

  • Animate a poem
  • Model the human arm
  • Build an autonomous rover
  • Create a pinball machine

 

A quick Get Started Guide:

  1. Go to birdbraintechnologies.com, and click ‘Get Started’.
  2. Click on “Hummingbird Bit,” choose your programming device, and choose your desired programming language.
  3. Click “PROGRAM” to find step-by-step setup tutorials.
  4. Explore Program, Build, Teach, and Resources pages to make your own robot!

 

Access a wide range of free video courses on the BirdBrain Technologies Portal to learn how to use the Hummingbird Kit.

 

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Model Hummingbird Bit
Variants Base Kit (BITBASEKIT)

Premium Kit (BITPREMKIT)

Classroom Bundle (BITCLASSKIT)

Size Base Kit: 222x159x50 mm

Premium Kit: 313x220x50 mm

Classroom Bundle: 350x250x225 mm

Weight Base Kit: 2 lb.

Premium Kit: 3 lb.

Classroom Bundle: 15 lb.

Device Compatibility Chromebook, Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, Kindle Fire, Linux
Software Compatibility Snap!, BirdBlox, MakeCode, Python, Java
Recommended Age 9 y.o. and up
Batteries Required Yes
Warranty One-year limited warranty on all

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Specifications

SKU

2182775

mpn

BITCLASSKIT

brand

BirdBrain Technologies

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