Arduino Education unveils Arduino Alvik

25th January 2024
Paige West

Arduino Education, in its endeavour to integrate STEAM into classrooms globally and make future skills enjoyable and engaging, has created Arduino Alvik.

This educational robot is set to transform how students of all ages learn about robotics and programming. The launch of Arduino Alvik occurred at the Bett show in London, an EdTech event, marking its readiness to equip tomorrow's problem-solvers and engineers.

Yu Hu, Head of Arduino Education, remarked: “This launch is a defining moment for Arduino Education. Alvik is more than a robot; it’s a comprehensive learning tool, designed with the versatility and user-friendly approach that make it ideal for enhancing robotics and programming education across various age groups.”

Arduino Alvik offers a selection of lessons, devised by Arduino Education and teachers, to provide a clear, step-by-step guide, simplifying complex concepts. These lessons allow students to grasp IoT basics, start with MicroPython, and engage with physics and engineering in an enjoyable manner. This marks the start of an exciting educational journey.

Educators are likely to find Alvik’s combination of practicality and creativity compelling. Its high-quality materials and extensive features ensure it is a sturdy and dependable educational resource. Moreover, its versatility offers limitless possibilities to tailor to different student levels and interests, promoting a deeper comprehension.

Key features of Arduino Alvik include:

  • MicroPython integration: makes coding more accessible for both teachers and students, facilitating progression from simple tasks to advanced projects.
  • Compact yet feature-rich design: Alvik is small but includes high-quality sensors and a rechargeable battery for uninterrupted learning.
  • Encourages creativity: Alvik is compatible with LEGO Technic, M3 screws, and plug-and-play connectors, fostering unique and custom projects.
  • Real-world application: with 19 comprehensive lessons, Alvik equips students for future challenges through practical, collaborative projects.

Visit Arduino Education at Bett 2024, located at Bett Hall - Stand NJ12, ExCel London, from 24th to 26th January 2024.

Alternatively, learn more by visiting the dedicated website and join the waiting list for the latest updates on Alvik’s availability.

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