Create your own zippy bot in minutes with this fun filled electronics kit!
Bristlebots are a fun way to learn about basic engineering, motor, circuits, and principals of balance. Creating a bot is simple, just attach the parts to the tooth brush head and watch them go. Change they way they move and behave by adjusting the balance and pipe cleaners. Bristlebots are a great rainy day activity or a fun way to spice up a classroom activity.
Each Bristlebot Kit includes all the parts you need to create your own bot. Building a bot takes 5-10 minutes of time and their included battery lasts for up to 2 hours. Bristlebots are not intended to be taken apart and reused, however some parts can be individually reused.
We recommend Bristlebots for anyone ages 10 and up due to the small parts and included coin cell batteries.
- 8 Googly Eyes
- 4 Toothbrush Heads
- 4 Button Cell Batteries (L1154F)
- 4 Bristlebot Motors (6mm)
- 4 pcs Double-Sided Foam Tape
- 2 Full Pipe Cleaners
Directions, Lesson Plans, and Videos
Printable directions in English and Spanish can be found on the online Project Database, along with leveled Lesson Plans and Student Activity Sheets.
This kit is also available in a larger pack designed for use in a classroom. For details, e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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