Trailblazer Membership

$50 for 3 months of access

Looking for ways to extend your coding curriculum through interactive experiences with coding robots? Providing three months of access to one Root® coding robot and premium educator content, sample some of what the iRobotCoding Club has to offer with the ability to upgrade.

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What's Included

3 Months of Access to...

Sample some of what the iRobot™ Coding Club has to offer with the ability to upgrade!
Discover the Root® Coding Robot
$199.99 Value
Bring code to life with access to a Root coding robot and the App’s virtual Root SimBots. Please note: Membership required for robot operation.
Unlock the Ability to Build with the Root™ Brick Top Accessory
$19.99 Value
Kick your imagination up a notch with the Root Brick Top accessory, which lets you add on to the Root coding robot with a variety of common building blocks.
Access Classic and Premium Educator Content
$60+ Value
Explore classic content and premium educator content at no extra cost. Premium educator content includes lesson modeled after academic standards plans, 3D printable accessory files, and a first look at pre-released activities valued at over $60 a year.

Tech Specs

Long Description
Looking for ways to extend your coding curriculum through interactive, hands-on experiences with coding robots? The Trailblazer Plan gives you the opportunity to sample some of what the iRobot™ Coding club has to offer with the chance to upgrade. Providing a peek into the more advanced membership plans, this plan includes 3 months of access to one Root® coding robot, one Root™ Brick Top Accessory and premium educator content modeled after academic coding standards.

Unit Size
Root® Coding Robot: 13.4 cm x 14.9 cm x 4.5 cm | 5.28 in x 5.87 in x 1.77 in
Root™ Brick Top Accessory: 16.26 cm x 16.99 cm x 2.7 cm | 6.4in x 6.69in x 1.06 in

Unit Weight
Root® Coding Robot: 2.72 kg | 6 lb
Root™ Brick Top Accessory: .146 kg | .322 lb

Wireless
Bluetooth® Low Energy—Pair your devices with the iRobot® Coding platform using Bluetooth® technology to control the robot and watch code come alive.

Battery
2600 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery

Sensors
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

Outputs
2x Drive motors
4x Large multicolor LEDs
1x Piezoelectric speaker
1x Marker lift & drop motor
1x Eraser lift & drop motor

External Connectors
1x Charging cable port
2x Charging contacts

FAQs


What age(s) is the Root® coding robot designed for?
The Root® Coding Robot is designed for pre-readers as young as age 6. For any child under the age of 6, adult help is recommended.


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.


What is the idea behind the iRobot Coding Club?
One of the greatest barriers to getting started with coding and robotics is not knowing where to start! Our hope is that bundling professional development, educator content, and support alongside access to coding robots will help ensure successful integration and increase accessibility to robotics, coding and STEAM education. Plus, a variety of membership options are designed to cater to educators across budgets and learning environments. Please visit our product page for more information.


More questions?
Contact us at education@irobot.com