Among the 670 components included is the all new fischeretchnik TXT Controller. The TXT boasts many improvements over previous versions of the fischertechnik controllers, including a full color touch screen, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capability, a 500mHz dual processor, an integrated loudspeaker, USB host interface, a Micro SD card slot, and much more. A license of ROBO Pro, the easy-to-use graphic programming software especially created for fischertechnik’s robotic models, is also included.
In addition, this set also includes hours of standards focused curriculum material, especially created for fischertechnik by noted educator and STEM expert, Tom White. Standards addressed by this curriculum include
College and Career Readiness standards for Math, Science, Reading and Writing, as well as NSES Content Standards, Standards for Technological Literacy, ISTE standards, and the Next Generation Science standards.
The curriculum for the fischertechnik Education Robotics Competition Set comes in a convenient PDF format, with a separate version for the teacher that include all the necessary standards and instructional materials, as well as a version for dissemination to the students. The curriculum includes useful information on getting started with robotic competitions, along with activities addressing the following areas:
- Introduction to Programming
- Introduction to RoboPro Software
- Introduction to the TXT Controller Flow Charts
- Open Loop Programming
- Closed Loop Programming
- Digital Branching
- Edge Triggered vs. Level Triggered
- Combinational Logic
- Analog Branching
- Sensors: Digital Switch Sensors: Digital Phototransistor
- Analog Sensors: NTC Resistor
- Analog Sensors: Color Sensor Encoder Motors
- Building the Control Panel and much more
The fischertechnik Education Robotics Competition Set is the ideal, turn-key, standards-focused solution for introducing students and homeschoolers to the fascinating world of mobile robotics. Comes packed in a convenient and sturdy plastic Gratnells storage box.
Recommended 2 students per set.