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Root® Pro

Coding Robots | RT001

Root® Pro

Coding Robots | RT001

Packed with even more premium features, the Root® Pro provides the ultimate interactive coding experience. From navigating flat, horizontal surfaces to vertical, magnetic…Show More

Packed with even more premium features, the Root® Pro provides the ultimate interactive coding experience. From navigating flat, horizontal surfaces to vertical, magnetic whiteboards, the Root® Pro makes the most of your space while also defying gravity. Literally! In addition to all of the features seen in the Root® Lite, the Root® Pro comes with a color sensor, an eraser, and a cliff sensor for even more ways to express yourself through code and take STEM learning to the next level. Show Less

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Tangible, hands-on learning

From early learning to higher education, iRobot's Root coding robots use creative, real-world experiences to make learning to code magical while exploring the fundamentals of robotics.

What lessons are included?

Our Learning Library offers an expansive collection of activities, videos, sample coding projects, and DIY coding competition kits!

No Experience Required

Getting Started with the Root® robot

Use these resources to get started with the Root® Coding Robot!

Coding,

Robotics,

Science

No Experience Required

Getting Started with the iRobot® Coding App

Welcome to the iRobot® Coding App! Explore these resources to start coding in the 3D simulator, connect your robot, and manage coding projects!

Coding,

Robotics,

Science

No Experience Required

PreK-K

Grades 1-3

Learn to Code Level 1

Jumpstart your coding journey with the Learn to Code Level 1 Curriculum! Explore lessons and projects that celebrate each Level 1 block and make relevant cross curricular connections across subject areas. Units include getting to know your Root Coding Robot and the iRobot Coding App, touch sensors, drawing, loops, and wheel speeds.

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-9

Learn to Code Levels 2 & 3

Launch your coding education to the next level with the Learn to Code Levels 2&3 Curriculum! Dive deeper into programming concepts such as conditionals, variables and more through project-based lessons and activities.

COPPA Compliant ✔

The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA) is a U.S. regulation applicable to the collection of personal information from children under the age of 13. The iRobot Coding app is COPPA compliant, providing a safe and secure environment for students to discover, learn, and innovate. No accounts required.

Specifications

Box contents

The Root® pro coding robot includes:

  • 1 Root® Pro coding robot
  • 1 Charging cable
  • 1 Set of vinyl cling decals
  • 1 Root™ whiteboard mat: standard
  • 1 Microfiber cloth
  • 2 Dry erase markers

Packaging

  • Shipping Details: Ships as 1 single unit
  • Dimensions: 3.94" D x 7.87" W x 7.48" H
  • Weight: 2.43 lbs

Connectivity

Root® Coding Robots use Bluetooth® Low Energy to connect to the iRobot Coding App. To control the robot, you must download the App and pair your Bluetooth-supported device or browser with the robot.

Technology

Battery

  • 2600 mAh Li-Ion rechargeable battery

Sensors

  • 32x Color sensors
  • 4x Capacitive touch zones
  • 2x Front bumpers
  • 2x Light-sensing eyes
  • 2x Wheel encoders
  • 1x Power button
  • 1x 3D gyroscope
  • 1x 3D accelerometer
  • 1x IR cliff sensor
  • 1x Battery level monitor

Outputs

  • 2x Drive motors
  • 4x Large multicolor LEDs
  • 1x Piezoelectric speaker
  • 1x Marker lift & drop motor
  • 1x Eraser lift & drop motor

External Connectors

  • 1x Charging cable port
  • 2x Charging contacts

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What age(s) are the Root® coding robots designed for?
A:
The Root® Coding Robots are designed for pre-readers as young as age 6. For any child under the age of 6, adult help is recommended.


Q: What operating systems are the Root® coding robots compatible with?
A:
The Root® Coding Robots are compatible with devices running most major, up-to-date operating systems, including Android, Chrome OS, Windows, iOS, and macOS. Users may access the iRobot® Coding App on the App Store or Google Play Store, or through Bluetooth enabled browsers at code.irobot.com.


Q: How do I connect my device with the Root® coding robot?
A:
In order to connect to the Root® coding robots using the iRobot Coding App, your device requires Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and a supported browser such as Chrome or Edge. Please ensure your device is running iOS 10 or higher.


Q: Are there activities available for the Root® coding robot?
A:
Yes! Please visit our learning library for hours of coding and STEM activities. Premium content modeled after educational standards is also available for purchase.


More questions?
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