Top 5 Best Robots for School 2017

With thousands of robots out there, it might be hard to navigate among the different products and find the best one for you. That’s why all the RobotShop experts have gathered for you this list of the 5 best robots for school.

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Robots are a great way to amaze students of all ages. From K12 to University, they’ll offer an interactive and fun way to discover technological concepts. STEMS and robots are among the best ways to engage with your classroom, and we’ve selected for you the 5 best platforms to use.  Don’t forget to also take a look at our Lynxmotion products with Project Lead The Way associated curriculums.

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#1 – MakeBlock mBot v1.1 Blue STEM

The default program of MakeBlock mBot v1.1 Blue STEM Educational Programmable Robot (2.4G) is an all-in-one solution to enjoy the hands-on experience of programming, electronics, and robotics. Working with mBlock inspired by Scratch 2.0, connecting with computers or smart devices via 2.4G (by different version), this easy-to-assemble mBot provides infinite possibilities for you to learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

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Our team’s verdict: The mBot is a great learning tool that has already inspired thousands of students. It offers a complete solution to initiate pupils to robotics.

#2 – Wonder Workshop Cue Robot – Onyx

Powered by breakthrough Emotive AI, Wonder Workshop Cue Robot – Onyx is a witty robot with attitude! Share your world on cue as it talks, texts, and laughs with you. Games and challenges make programming your own interactive experiences fun for any skill level. Choose your favorite avatar and explore an amazing depth of personality, expressions, and actions.

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Our team’s verdict: This robot is one of the most expressive and interactive and offers hours of fun and learning.

#3 – Wireless Thymio Educational Robot

The Thymio Educational Robot is a small mobile robot which can be defined as well as an educational tool as a toy. Its goal is to allow the general public to discover the fascinating worlds of robots and technology by programming it and by playing with its numerous functionalities. Thymio comes out of its box already assembled, you can discover it without losing one second!

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Our team’s verdict: The Thymio is an amazing learning platform. It comes already assembled and ready to play with.

#4 – MU SpaceBot Max AI Powered Wooden Robot

The MU SpaceBot Max AI Powered Wooden Robot (Orange) can be built with a robot building kit.MU SpaceBot can talk with you, or play music with you. Currently, it supports three playing modes: talking, music, and programming mode. Please watch the video demo about the MU SpaceBot. The MU Bot app (Android version) can be downloaded in Google Play. The iOS version will be available soon.

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Our team’s verdict: This building kit will entertain the younger pupils as well as the older.

#5 – Edison Programmable V2.0 Robot

The Edison Programmable Robot is for students of all ages and also for both beginner and experienced hobbyists. You can buy a single robot and learn computer programming just like other robotics systems which can cost much, much more. Edison is a great resource for teachers as classroom sets are now very affordable for schools – it’s now possible to have one robot per student. Edison is modular and LEGO® compatible. It provides a scalable way to build any size robotic invention.

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Our team’s verdict: Not only this robot is programmable but it can also be used with Lego products. Let your students unleash their creativity and build incredible constructions that can move around.