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Zivko the Robot NGSS

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A great introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.

Description

Zivko the Robot is an intelligent Hexiped robot. What a great introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology. Zivko has two function modes: Follow or Explore. In "Follow" mode, Zivko follows whoever approaches it, and acts like an obedient pet and follows you around. In "Explore" mode, Zivko can avoid obstacles and find a new route to explore. The little robot offers exciting sound and light effect. It develops its own emotions and gestures, just like your pets. Try to challenge Zivko and figure out what it can do. Create a maze for it to navigate or explore its surroundings and see if it can follow you. For ages 8+. Requires 4 AAA batteries (not included). Dimensions of assembled product: 4.96" x 5.43" x 6.49"

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NGSS

This product will support your students' understanding of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*, as shown in the table below.

Suggested Science Idea(s)

1-PS4-3
1-PS4-4
K-2-ETS1-2
K-2-ETS1-3
4-PS4-1
4-PS4-3
3-5-ETS1-2
3-5-ETS1-3
MS-PS4-2
MS-PS4-3
MS-ETS1-3
MS-ETS1-4
HS-PS4-3
HS-PS4-4
HS-PS4-5
HS-ETS1-2
HS-ETS1-4

The Kiko Robot is an amazing teaching tool to tap into learners' curiosity about engineering, motion, infrared waves and Artificial Intelligence. Building the robot allows students to examine the individual components of the whole robot.

There are two preprogrammed behaviors: 'Follow Me' and 'Explore', which allow young learners to observe and make predictions.

Building a maze invites all types of learning possibilities. Kiko Robot exhibits Artificial Intelligence as it interprets obstacles in its way.

Students of all ages can investigate how to interrupt the infrared light beam. This gives students the hands-on opportunity to learn more about the Electromagnetic Spectrum. Infrared Radiation (IR), sometimes referred to Infrared Light, are longer wavelengths than those of visible light. These wavelengths are generally invisible to the human eye.

Students can use a variety of materials such as paper, mirror, or clear Plexiglas to study how the robot's behavior changes as its infrared sensors interacts with matter.

 

* NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of, and do not endorse, this product.

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