Roboticists create multi-functional toy blocks that teach the basics of robot-building to kids.
Inside Science Buzzwords:
- Cubelet - A robot-building block that contains a computer processor inside that determines each block's function.
- Sensor Blocks - A cubelet block that uses infrared detectors to measure distance, temperature or light.
- Action Blocks - A cubelet block that makes sounds, moves, or displays a bar graph.
- Think Blocks - A cubelet block that can change what the combination of sensor and action blocks do.