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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.

Cubelets 6 (4+)

What Is It? Cubelets robot blocks come pre-programmed and ready to go right out of the box. Just snap them together, and different robotic behavior will emerge depending on the combination of Cubelets that you use. Create thousands of different kinds of tiny robots just by switching up your Cubelets robot blocks. With the Cubelets Blockly app, you can program each robot block and see how it changes the behavior of your whole creation.

Ages: 4+

Where Is It? Teaching Tools collection on the second floor of Andersen Library: 

Check Research@UWW for current availability.

Learning Objectives or Skills (sample): logical thinking, sequencing, problem solving, understanding of programming, self-evaluation

Required Apps or Computer Programs: Optional Cubelets Blockly app for Mac, Windows and Ipad

Getting Started Guides: Start here for a tutorial using Cubelets Blockly (above).

Lesson Plans and Challenges: Visit Cubelets Education for PreK-12 lessons including scope and sequences and activity cards.