k8 Modular
Robotics Kit

Powered by micro:bit - Starting at $79.99

Build

Our k8 robot is easy and fun to assemble! Follow along with our step-by-step videos.

Code

Use your micro:bit to program your k8 robot. Start with block-based or Javascript coding.

Share

k8's micro:bit edge connector makes it easy to share the robot among classmates.

Features

Meet k8, your modular kit for learning coding and robotics.

We believe that every kid should have a shot at learning and doing the things they might be amazing at! From block-based coding to Javascript, k8 is your best friend for discovering the wonderful world of robotics. The k8 robot is powered by the BBC micro:bit, making k8 easily shareable among students.

∙ k8 is easy and fun to assemble

∙ Drive k8 with two independently controlled DC motors

∙ k8 can see and line follow with an Ultrasonic Sensor and three Infrared Sensors

∙ Remote control your k8 robot using Bluetooth

Build

k8 is fun and easy to build! Follow along with our step by step tutorials to assemble k8 from scratch in less than 30 minutes.

Code

Learning to code has never been easier! k8 is powered by micro:bit and Microsoft MakeCode to allow students to start with block coding and work their way up to Javascript. The programming software is completely cloud-based and runs like a breeze on a Chromebook.

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Share

Using micro:bit makes it easy for groups of 3 or even 4 to share the use of the robot and iterate on their own code! No more tethering to the computer, take your code to k8. 

The Full Package

We understand that integrating new technology into the classroom is no easy task. That's why all InkSmith robots come packaged with everything you need to start coding in your classroom!

Curriculum

Learn how to integrate coding into your lesson plans across multiple subjects. Our online curriculum gives you access to dozens of lesson plans.

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Tech Support

Our Canadian technical support team is ready to assist you in any way in order to ensure your robots are running smoothly.

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Resources

We want to help you succeed! We have a library of robotics and coding tutorials for both educators and students.

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