The k8 Robot is equipped with a variety of different motors and sensor which allow students to code k8 to perform many different activities and actions.
The k8 name was created to be gender-neutral and can be pronounced 'Kate' or 'kay-eight'.
The k8 robot is designed to be an approachable, engaging introduction to coding and robotics - regardless of your gender, experience, or skill level.
ABOUT THE K8 ROBOTICS KIT
Meet k8, your robotics kit for learning STEM and Computational Thinking. Designed to be an accessible entry-point into the world of robotics, k8 is a great educational tool to promote problem-solving, creativity, and digital literacy in an easy and engaging way. k8 is the best friend of new explorers of the wonderful world of robotics.
Grade level: 2-9
Skill level: Beginner to Intermediate
Developed by our in-house education experts, the k8 Robot includes access to our online course content which is designed to guide students through every part of programming their robot.
Available in English & French!
The k8 Robot's micro:bit edge connector makes it easy to share one robot among a group of 3-4 students. Students can program their micro:bit independently and then pop the micro:bit in the edge connector to test their code on the k8 robot.
In 2021 we revamped the k8 robot to improve select robotic parts and the kit packaging.
The k8 robot is now equipped with a new combined Infrared Sensor, improved Ultrasonic Sensor, and best of all a reusable box for easy storage.