Vernier Software and Technology
Vernier Software & Technology

mBot by Makeblock®

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The mBot robot provides students with a fun and tactile way to learn entry-level coding with simple, Scratch-based software. mBot is available to U.S. schools only.

Description

Introduce your students to the coding skills they need to compete in our digital world. With mBot, an affordable STEM robot kit, students learn entry-level coding that extends beyond the screen and lets them wirelessly interact with the physical world.

  • Robots are classroom-friendly sized (17 cm × 13 cm × 10 cm) with detailed building instructions so students can quickly build mBot.
  • Line-following and range-detecting sensors are included along with 40 well-designed parts.
  • Free mBlock app (iOS and Android) uses games to teach new users the basics of programming.
  • Older students can use free mBlock software (Windows, macOS, and Chrome), based on Scratch, to easily program Arduino projects.
  • Robots are recommended for students 10–18 years old.
  • Uses Bluetooth technology to connect to mobile devices.

STEM Activities

Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module

Enhance your coding instruction with our collaborative STEM activity module, Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles. This module includes a set of nine guided activities so you and your students can successfully learn to program mBot to mimic many self-driving car actions.

This module is a FREE download with your purchase of mBot from Vernier. This module may also be purchased individually for $15.

Learn more about Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles Activities Module »

mBlock Software

mBlock programming software enables beginners to simply drag-and-drop command blocks to program their mBot without a need for coding experience.

Download mBlock software »

What’s Included

  • mBot (Blue or Pink)
  • IR remote

Note: Batteries are not included. 4 AA batteries or a 3.7 V rechargeable battery pack is required for mBot. A CR2025 coin battery is needed for the remote.

Ordering Information

  • All prices are for U.S. educators.
  • mBot is available to U.S. schools only.
  • mBot purchase includes Vernier's Coding with mBot: Self-Driving Vehicles activities module.
NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
mBot (Pink)MBOT-P$94.99
mBot (Blue)MBOT-B$94.99
Optional Accessories
mBot 3.7 V LiPo BatteryMBOT-BAT$14.00
mBot Interactive Light and Sound Add-on PackMBOT-LS$25.00
mBot Servo Pack Add-on PackMBOT-SERVO$25.00
mBot Six-Legged Robot Add-on PackMBOT-6LR$25.00
Me 7-Segment Serial DisplayMBOT-DSPL$9.00
Me LED Matrix 8 x 16MBOT-MTRX$10.00

Support

Educational use only: Vernier products are designed for educational use. They are not appropriate for industrial, medical, or commercial applications. Product usage disclaimer »

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