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Airblock - Build it. Code it. Fly it!

Posted by Miriam Torres Williamson on Oct 24, 2017 1:42:34 PM

Airblock by Makeblock is the world's first modular and programmable drone that can be turned into a hovercraft, car, and more! Using easy drag & drop graphical codes to program stunts and manoeuvres. It's safe, easy to use and teaches kids and adults alike how to code the fun way!  

Designed for STEAM Education - Not only is it a fun and a cool toy to play with, but it also incorporates the basics of engineering, technology, and physics. With magnetic attachments and modularity, the Airblock drone can be formed into a variety of modes inspiring DIY and creativity. Programming is not only useful for future programmers and computer scientists, but also plays a vital role in the child's learning phase. It will foster children's love for science and technology and will support their ability to think independently and solve problems creatively.

Watch Airblock in action!

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AIRBLOCK FEATURES

MODULAR - Easy DIY Assembly! The 6 modular parts use magnets to join pieces easily to the main module 

INDOOR FRIENDLY - Modular parts are made from styrofoam Expanded polypropylene, which is light-weight and easily absorbs impact.

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PROGRAMMABLE - The Makeblock app's graphical interface makes programming fun and easy even for beginners without prior coding experience.

LEARN TO CODE - Code Cool Aerial Stunts, and endless tricks easily with graphical code blocks.

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MULTIPLE FORMS - The modular parts make it easy to turn your Drone into a Hovercraft, Car and more! 

Product dimensions & Weight
- Six axis air craft (235 x 54mm) 
- Hover craft (335 x 208 x 126mm)
- Weight : 200grams
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Call the BES Education Team on (07) 3340-5555 or use the Contact Us form for any orders or for further information.

We are here to help! BES can procure everything for your school - laptops, trolleys, carry bags, displays and much more. BES provides IT services and equipment to schools, universities, corporate and non-profit organisations in Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Redlands and the greater south-east Queensland area. We also work with customers all over Australia and even Papua New Guinea. 

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Topics: Brisbane IT, Queensland Schools, Education, robotics, STEAM

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