Photon

An alien puppy that has 10 programmable sensors using the story-based mobile application.

Sensors include:

  • Light detection
  • Touch detection
  • Obstacle detection
  • Communicate with other photons
  • Measurement of movement and rotation
  • Sound detection (clap, stamp)
Recommended Ages Year 2 to Year 5 (ages 7 to 10)
Product Cost Around $200
Where to Purchase Photon can be purchased from some STEM based stores such as Little Bird Electronics or Core Electronics

Product Requirements

  • A tablet is required to code the photon

Loanable Kits

State Library has kits of this item available for loan to libraries within the Regional Libraries Queensland and Indigenous Knowledge Centres network. Libraries can place a reservation through the Aurora catalogue (availability is subject to existing reservations, loans and associated return dates).

The kits are for use by patrons within the library only, as part of supervised library programming. They will not be listed in the public online catalogue for personal reservation.

Please contact Inclusive Communities, or phone 07 3842 9058 with any queries.

Kit Contents

  • 2 x Photon robot
  • digital_literacy/technology_resources/photon/start.txt
  • Last modified: 2020/01/22 10:55
  • by James Collins