If you're looking to help your kids to develop an interest in the
sciences, or if you want to encourage a child who is already interested
in the sciences, then a robot kit if a great way to go. It gives them a
real and hands on way to learn about this technology of the future
without giving you too much of a mess and too much stress. One great kit
for beginning robot builders is the Beetle Robot Kit, which is designed for the beginning robot builder.
The kit, which makes a robot with six legs and a pair of pincers in
the front, will only set an ambitious parent or teacher about $39.55, not including shipping and taxes. The robot comes with an Infrared
remote control that allows him to be used at a fair distance. Don't
worry if you do not want your kids to begin to learn to solder quite
yet. This kit comes with a pre-soldered circuit board that allows they
to focus on learning the wiring and the mechanical principals. It
assembles with pliers and a screwdriver. You will need to get four AA and four AAA batteries.
If you buy them in bulk then you will get a discount, but you are going to have to be willing to buy in at least 10.
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