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Borrowable Technology for STEM Education

This guide features technology available at Andersen Library. While these resources support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education, all Andersen Library patrons are encouraged to explore, try out, experiment, create and learn.

Code-a-Pillar

What is it?: A simple robotic toy that follows a movement pattern depending on the order of the blocks placed behind the head, ranging from going in certain directions or making noise. Try to have it reach the goal pads.

  • Comes with all the blocks and pads used for the robot.

Where Can I Find it?: Locate them in the Teaching Tools collection on the second floor of Andersen Library.

Learning Objectives or Skills: Problem solving, planning & sequencing, critical thinking, experimenting, building and rearranging

Check Research@UWW for Availability

Ages: 3-6