Sphero SPRK+ Robot
Sphero SPRK+ Robot
Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, Sphero's SPRK+ is far more than a robot. Use it along with the Lightning Lab app on your iPhone or iPad to easily learn programming, complete hands-on activities, and share your creations with the community. Navigate a maze. Program a painting. Mimic the solar system. The only limit is your imagination.
SPRK+ and Lightning Lab allow you to collaborate with users everywhere to reshape the world of education and empower anyone to program. Or you can use Swift to write your own code to configure and control SPRK+. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.0+ (Smart) and a strong scratch-resistant UV coating, SPRK+ takes hands-on learning up a notch. Join the growing community of makers, students, instructors, and parents—all learning on the same social platform.
Learn programming and robotics through hands-on play
Collaboration with other users via Lightning Lab app
Built-in Bluetooth 4.0+ (Smart) connectivity for maximum power efficiency
Scratch-resistant UV coating
Did You Notice?
The Lightning Lab app lets you collaborate with other SPRK+ users worldwide.
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Fostering a love of robotics and coding through creative play using a robot and an app on your iPhone or iPad.
What’s in the Box
Sphero SPRK+ robot
Inductive charging base
Quick start guide
USB to Micro-USB charging cable
Genius kit with a protactor and maze tape
New Sphero SPRK app and free games available for download in the App Store
Other Features: Bluetooth
Bluetooth Compatiblity: Bluetooth 4.0
Batteries: Rechargeable lithium-ion
Battery life: Up to one hour
Charge Time: Approximately three hours
Height: 2.87 in./7.3 cm
Length: 2.87 in./7.3 cm
Width: 2.87 in./7.3 cm
Weight: 6.4 oz./181.44 g
Mfr. Part Number: K001ROW
UPC or EAN No.: 817961020837
Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.
Warranty: One year
- iPod touch 6th Generation
- iPod touch 5th Generation
Answers from the community
As far as educational value, what grade level is targeted?
- Asked by Wim R from Phillipsburg
- on Aug 13, 2016
Well, not exactly sure, but my son, 8 years old (between 2/3 grade) attended summer camp at the lo Well, not exactly sure, but my son, 8 years old (between 2/3 grade) attended summer camp at the local Apple Store, and the entire group used Sphero to help with learning to code. They all loved it. The age group was probably 6-11 years old. I guess it's great to start kids off at this level.
- Answered by Nicholas N from Fairfield
- on Dec 9, 2017
Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
Sphero Edu is your hub to create, contribute, and learn with Sphero robots - it replaces and builds on SPRK Lightning Lab. Go beyond code by incorporating unique STEAM activities to complete with your bot.
Sphero Edu is built for makers, learners, educators, and parents. Join the growing community and share your creations to inspire and be inspired. The interactive platform allows you to keep track of your class or group from one easy place. Anyone can save their progress, jump from device to device, and continue the discovery from anywhere. Preparing for the future has never been so fun.
SPHERO EDU FEATURES
PROGRAM YOUR BOT 3 WAYS
Draw - Beginners can draw paths that represent code for their robot to follow.
Blocks - Intermediate coders can use code blocks to learn more advanced logic.
See real-time values of the location, accelerometer, gyroscope, velocity, and distance through visual graphs. Export raw data or graphs for custom use.
Program a painting. Navigate a maze. Mimic the solar system. Swim across the water. Have a dance party… The only limit is your imagination.
TAKE A DRIVE
Need a brain break? Go Drive and play.
Review student progress by assigning activities. Evaluate student programs and stay in tune with your class without being behind a computer.
Clever - Clever users can sign in, and class rosters are synced.
Google - Google users can sign in, class rosters are synced, and activities can be assigned into Google classroom.
Go #BeyondCode. Order a robot today at sphero.com.
*9 Supported Robots: Sphero SPRK+, Sphero SPRK Edition, Sphero 2.0, Sphero Mini, Ollie, BB-8, BB-9E, R2-D2, R2-Q5
**14 Supported Languages:
Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese(Traditional), English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Spanish (Mexico), Spanish (Spain), Swedish …