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Your CECH Library guide to STEAM-themed kits for kid-friendly instruction in coding, circuits, robotics, technology, and more.

Dash & Dot [Robot]

Dash, a blue robot with wheels to move around on, and dot, a blue robot that doesn't move, and an orange USB cableThe Dash and Dot boxes that are in the Ekit, plus a USB cable

Level: K-12
Requires app

Tags: coding, puzzles, robotics

Electronic Snap Circuits [Circuit]

What comes in the case for snap circuits: many moving and non-moving parts, electricity conductors, sound producers, and batteriesA built snap circuit where a person is touching one piece in order to turn on a small light connected to the circuit

Level: Grade 3-12

Tags: circuits, conductivity, creative, games, invention, robotics

Hummingbird [Robot]

What comes with the Hummingbird Ekit: lights, a power outlet, a USB cable, extension cords, a servo, and a connector boardThe Hummingbird board with a servo, USB, and power cable connected

Level: Grade 4-12
Requires computer

Tags: circuits, coding, design, engineering, programming, robotics

MakeBlock Starter Robot [Robot]

What comes with the MakeBlock Starter Robot Ekit: cables, building boards, screws, a screwdriver, a remote control, wheels, and robot decorations

Level: Grade 3-12
May require computer and MakeBlock app for some activities

Tags: circuits, engineering, design, invention, programming, robotics

OZObot [Robot]

Ozobot sitting in the middle of the game board, which has paths and commands for the bot to followOzobot sitting on the game board from another angle, with paths and commands to follow

Level: K-12
Requires app for online coding

Tags: coding, games, robotics

Star Wars Droid [Robot]

What comes with the Star Wars Droid Inventor Ekit: building platforms, wheels, batteries, robotic parts, and an R2D2 decorative casing

Level: Grade 3-12
Requires app for controlling and coding

Tags: coding, computer science, design, engineering, invention, robotics

Steam Student Set

What comes with the steam student set: building boards, wheels, a USB cord, a power outlet, batteries, and conductive bitsA sample of a project built using the steam student set guide: a two-wheeled moving vehicle

Level: Grade 3-12

Tags: creative, circuits, design, engineering, invention, robotics

Vex IQ Super Kit

Parts of the Vex IQ Super Kit laid out unassembled including wheels, connectors, platforms, batteries, controllers, wires, and control centers

Level: Grade 3-9

Tags: creative, coding, design, engineering, programming, robotics 

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