Programming in primary school

Art.-No. 544626
Top Facts:
  • 3 Models
  • 125 Components
  • Primary level
  • CAUTION: absolutely necessary for operation is Calliope-Board and Software Open Roberta

Product Description

Programming in primary school: fischertechnik Calliope teaches pupils, from Year 3 and older, about the basic principles of programming, in an easy-to-understand format. The set includes fischertechnik pieces, with which three stationary models can be built. With the help of sensors and actuators, pupils can, firstly, follow building instructs to construct easy-to-understand models, such as hand dryers, lights and gates, and then control them using the Calliope board. The fischertechnik Calliope can be integrated into both guided and free teaching and offers young pupils an easy-to-understand introduction to the world of programming. The accompanying instructional booklet, with teaching and lesson materials, provides step by step instructions for activation and various projects. The lesson materials are free and available to download in the eLearning portal.
Main subjects:
  • Instrumentation and control
  • Programming
  • Interaction between hardware and software
  • Use of actuators and sensors

Learning Goals

Key Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about the basic principles of robotics
  • Understand the focal points measuring, controlling, regulating, and programming
  • Understand how actuators, and many sensors work
  • Deepen and practice project and group work


In the construction set included:

  • solar motor
  • 2x LED light barrier
  • photo transistor
  • 2x push button
  • printed assembly instructions
  • instructional booklet (online)
  • packaged in a sturdy box 500

Technical Data

Technical Data

Size of packaging 260 x 190 x 42 cm
Number of models 6
Number of parts 125
Weight 650 g
EAN-Code 4048962316322

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