Climate Action Kit - Energy

Age 10+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Save 8% Regular price A$62.60
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23 units Ships in 24 hours
50 units Ships in 10 to 15 days
Age 10+
Skill level - BeginnerSkill level - Intermediate
Visual-based ProgrammingText-based Programming
Programming Device - Computer

Introducing the Climate Action Kit: A Micro:bit-Powered Inventor's Kit for Students

The Climate Action Kit is a unique inventor's kit powered by micro:bit technology that aims to teach students the basics of coding and robotics while addressing climate change issues. The kit offers purpose-driven learning experiences that enable students to create tangible robotic solutions for real-world environmental problems.

With the Climate Action Kit, students can use the included robotic components to design, prototype, and program their own solutions to significant climate change challenges. By integrating coding and robotics with environmental issues, the kit encourages students to think creatively and explore innovative ways to tackle environmental problems.

Incorporating the Climate Action Kit into the classroom is an excellent way to introduce students to the world of robotics and coding while providing meaningful learning experiences that are relevant to current global issues. With this kit, students can learn about the latest technologies and explore how they can use them to make a positive impact on the world around them.

ABOUT THE ENERGY CLIMATE ACTION KIT

Empower your students to tackle climate change issues while learning important digital skills with the new Energy Climate Action Kit. Just like the popular Land Climate Action Kit, the Energy Kit will help educators inspire their students to recognize and address climate change issues related to sustainable energy!


Students will explore the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals while making connections between them and the climate change issues we're facing. After learning the background and context of each issue, students will design and prototype a solution using the kit components and a BBC micro: bit.

Grade Level: 4-12
Skill Level: Beginner to Intermediate

WHAT'S NEW

The new Energy Climate Action Kit features three modules: Solar Energy, Wind Energy, and Electric Vehicles. Each Climate Action Kit includes a coupon code to access InkSmith's online learning platform filled with tons of classroom-ready resources for educators including interactive Google slide decks and curriculum connections. 

Each Climate Action Kit module is broken into two parts - Part A: Background & Context, and Part B: Physical Coding & Computing. Using the module content on InkSmith's online learning platform, educators can guide their students through the background & context of each sustainable energy-related topic. Afterward, students will use the robotic components in the Climate Action Kit and a micro:bit to build a code for the associated sustainable energy project. 

Included:
  • 3 x project-based Modules: Wind Energy, Solar Energy, and Electric Vehicles (including curriculum alignment, teacher guides, and classroom-ready teaching materials)
    • Wind Energy Project: Wind Turbine with RPM counter 
    • Solar Energy Project: Simulated Solar Array that can detect light
    • Electric Vehicles project: Autonomous Robotic Car that can avoid obstacles
  • 1 x Climate Action Globe Breakout Board
  • Robotic Parts for Energy Projects:
    • Alligator Clips
    • DC Motor + 2 x wheels
    • DC Fan Motor
    • Photoresistor Sensor
    • Servo Motor
    • Touch Sensor
    • Sonar Sensor

Not Included:

  • BBC micro:bit - at least one micro:bit is required to complete each project
  • Additional arts and crafts materials for certain projects and extension activities (ex. cardboard, glue, cup, etc.)  

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2. Express shipping: Goods will be shipped using Australia post EXPRESS shipping service. 
3. Express split shipping: Local stock from Melbourne will be shipped ASAP (1 business day) using EXPRESS shipment while remaining items from overseas stock when arrived in Melbourne shipped using second EXPRESS shipment. 
4. Pick up from Thomastown, Melbourne is available on appointment between 9 am to 3 pm during business days. 

  

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