Toolbox

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Edison Robots

www.meetedison.com

Equipment needed: Edison Robots

Devices: Works on most devices

Cost: $55-$70 per robot (depending on quantity purchased

Ongoing costs/Extras: 

–  AAA batteries (4 per robot)

Creator Expansion Pack

Virtual Reality

https://cospaces.io/edu/

Equipment needed: VR Goggles, Smartphones (with gyroscope and accelerometer)

Devices: Creative part of software is web-based and works on computers but not iPads (can arrange elements on iPad but not program them). You need a smartphone to run the app through VR Goggles but can view on all devices.

Cost: Free or Subscription – Minimum of 30 ‘seats’ for subscription. 

Ongoing costs/Extras: Yearly subscription

3D Design

www.tinkercad.com

Equipment needed: Nil

Devices: Works on most web-based devices although not as easily on an iPad.

Cost: Software free but there are costs associate with 3D printing.

Ongoing costs/Extras: Nil

App Making

www.bloxmob.com

Equipment needed: Nil

Devices: Can be created on web-based devices and viewed on smartphones or iPads.

Cost: Free or subscription based. Annual plan very reasonable.

Ongoing costs/Extras: Nil