Snap Circuits Explore Coding

Lower Age: 8
Upper Age: 108
Price: $69.99
Year Added: 2022
Snap Circuits Explore Coding
This do-it-yourself circuit kit from Elenco pairs up with a user-friendly smartphone app to create a graphical, block-based coding experience fit for beginners and experts alike.

With over 30 projects, there are a variety of challenges for kids ages 8 and older to complete. The project manual explains the foundational concepts of electricity that allow circuits to function, and the activities walk users through building pre-made circuitry. Beyond the provided manual, users can create their own designs and can experiment with the provided kit materials. - K. R. Schieltz, Purdue Reviewer

Framework Categories

Processes of Design (POD)
Apply SEM Knowledge (SEM)
Issues, Solutions, and Impacts (ISI)
Engineering Tools and Processes (ETool)
Computational Thinking

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