The Root® Intro pack has everything you need to get started with coding and robotics, including 2 Root® rt1 Robots, 2 fold-out whiteboard grids, 4 dry erase markers, 2 dry erase cloths, 2 sets of vinyl cling stickers, 2 chargers, a printable Learning Level 1 curriculum guide and a 1-year subscription to premium content for up to 6 devices.
The Learning Level 1 activity pack contains 30 lessons and 22 projects that can be used as activity cards or handouts and cover topics including: introduction to coding and related concepts, getting to know the Root® robot, touch interaction, drawing, loops and patterns, wheel speeds, color identification, and sensing and responding.
20.32 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm | 8 in x 8 in x 8 in
2.72 kg | 6 lb
Bluetooth® Low Energy—Pair your devices with the iRobot® Coding platform using Bluetooth® technology to control the robot and watch code come alive.
2600 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery
32x Color sensors
4x Capacitive touch zones
2x Front bumpers
2x Light-sensing eyes
2x Wheel encoders
1x Power button
1x 3D gyroscope
1x 3D accelerometer
1x IR cliff sensor
1x Battery level monitor
2x Drive motors
4x Large multicolor LEDs
1x Piezoelectric speaker
1x Marker lift & drop motor
1x Eraser lift & drop motor
1x Charging cable port
2x Charging contacts
What operating systems is the Root® coding robot compatible with?
The Root® Coding Robot is compatible with devices running most major, up-to-date operating systems, including Android, Chrome OS, Windows, iOS, and macOS. Users may access the iRobot® Coding platform at code.irobot.com or through the iOS Root Coding app.
How do I connect my device with the Root® coding robot?
In order to connect to the Root® coding robot using the iRobot® Coding platform, your device requires Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a supported browser such as Chrome or Edge. If using the Root Coding App, please ensure your device is running iOS 10 or higher.
Are there activities available for the Root® coding robot?
Yes! Please visit our learning library for hours of coding and STEM activities. Premium content modeled after educational standards is also available on a subscription-basis.
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