|Roamer Workcards -
Applied Maths 1
|RoamerWorld Software -
||Roamer can be programmed through the computer and vice versa. Provides 21 different activities on the theme of routes and journeys and allows children to compare routes both in the abstract on screen and also concretely with Roamer. For example: Can the computer hare beat the Roamer Tortoise? Program the hare to travel from start to finish and visit several friends. Program the Roamer tortoise to travel the shortest route. Press both GO buttons at the same time and see who wins.
|Once children are familiar with Roamer they can progress to:
|Control Box -
||Fits neatly underneath Roamer , provides 4 outputs (motors, lights etc.) 1 input (sensors) and a stepper motor port.
Introduction to control technology in a very friendly and inexpensive way. Can now craete Roamer characters that will respond to their environment eg. a Roamer sheepdog that will respond to whistles. A Roamer police car with flashing lights and siren. Can use with any motors, sensors etc but Valiant does packs: