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Robotics Kit For High School Kids – Igniting Love For STEM

Last Updated May 19, 2020

By  Janice Warren

Robotics have continually aided a lot of development in various sectors of the populace by delivering more convenience and efficiency. But while schools continue to introduce this, only a handful of students have shown interest in the curriculum.

With this dilemma, parents are called to task in reverting this situation. To introduce your child to the magical side of STEM, finding the right robotics kit for high school kids should be taken into mind.

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Top High School Kids Robotics Kit

Robotics kit nowadays come aplenty though. To give you a headstart, this selection of popular robotics kit intended for high school kids will be of help in igniting your child’s interest in STEM.

Elenco Line Tracking Robot Mouse
  • Robot Mouse tracks a black line using a photo interrupter for its eyes
  • Create a twisting and turning road layout
  • Great introduction into the exciting world of electronics and robotics
  • Comes complete with detailed easy to follow instructions
  • Quality construction - some soldering required

Start simple with the Elenco Line Tracking Robot Mouse. The pack contains with a detailed and easy-to-follow instructions on how to construct the whole robot mouse– without any soldering done!

The robot is programmed to track a black line via a photo interrupter at its eye area. A high schooler can create twists and turns for the track layout to add more excitement. Simple yet captivating as one is ushered to the complex and enchanting world of robotics.

ELEGOO Mega 2560 Project The Most Complete Ultimate Starter Kit w/Tutorial Compatible with Arduino...
  • The MEGA2560 complete starter kit with more than 200pcs components, premium quality...
  • Free pdf tutorial in the cd (more than 35 lessons)
  • Lcd1602 module and gy-521 sensor module with pin header ( no need to solder by...
  • Nice package with clear listing and surprise including a nice small box to keep the...
  • We have always cared about the customer experience and improve the product function...

Another way to introduce your high schooler to robotics is via an Arduino kit. Using a 3D modeling program via Arduino, a high schooler can have his/her first taste in creating a robotic car for the first time.

The pack comes with tools, parts and hardware as well as 3D printed pieces. It also comes with beginner-friendly printed manual to help build the model. Build it. Program it. Make it work with 20 comprehensive manuals and learn not just robotics but technology and engineering as a whole.

Makeblock Starter Robot Kit, DIY 2 in 1 Advanced Mechanical Building Block, STEM Education to Learn...
  • STEM Education: Perfect choice for beginners to learn robotics, electronics and...
  • One Kit, Two Robots: Build a Robot Tank or a Three-Wheeled Robot Car with this kit -...
  • Drag-and-Drop Graphical Programming: mBlock Software (Windows/macOS/Linux/Chrome OS)...
  • Easily Control & Assemble: Easy wiring, no soldering required, controlled by IR...
  • Battery Requirements: 6 pcs AA batteries/1 pc 18650 7.4v, 2600mAh Lithium for...

Yet another excellent starter kit for high school students, the Makeblock Starter Robot Kit is perfect for introducing STEM to your child. Designed for kids as young as 10, this kit can make 2 robots– robot tank and 3-wheeled robot car which can controlled by an IR remote controller.

It features drag-and-drop graphical program using the mBlock Software compatible with Windows, MAC, Linux or Chrome operating systems. Easy to wire, it also does not require any soldering. Though not authorized by LEGO, this robotic car kit is compatible with major building blocks for more fun and creativity. 

fischertechnik Fuel Cell Kit, 20-Piece
  • Special add-on set created especially for use with the fischertechnik Oeco Energy Set...
  • Build models to learn, first hand, how a fuel cell works, and how it generates...
  • Includes one reversible fuel cell with integrated hydrogen storage unit, and a 1V...
  • Also comes with a teaching and activity booklet, providing useful information on this...
  • Fischertechnik Oeco Energy Set - Item #520400 or Oeco Tech set - Item #505284 (sold...

Get your child to be aware of how fuel cells and hydrogen generation work with this fischertechnik Fuel Cell Starter Kit. This basic kit introduce your child to the concept before moving on to more complex sets like the Oeco Tech sets.

After practicing with this starter kit, this can be used as a framework that can be combined in creating Solar Pumping Station with Fuel Cell, Solar Vehicle with 3 Solar Modules, Fuel Cell Powered Vehicle with Charging Station and the astounding Enhanced Eco-House. When mastered, a high school kid can have a clearer grasp on how to source out clean, renewable energy.

PARALLAX BOE-Bot Robot Kit - USB
  • Beginner-friendly open platform - No programming experience needed and exposed...
  • Autonomous - Touch, light and infrared sensors let the Boe-Bot navigate on its own
  • Solder-free - Experiment with custom circuits on the breadboard (no special-brand...
  • Expandable - Additional sensors and hardware expansion kits are available to get the...
  • Programmable - PBASIC is easy to learn and introduces concepts found in most...

Coding for robots are often central in many robotics club. When your child plans to enter in one, prepare him/her with this PARALLAX Boe Beginner Friendly Robot Kit.The pack comes with a hardware, body parts, electronic components, and easy-to-follow beginner-friendly manual as well as online site to aid in the assembly and programming of the Boe-Bot.

This helps a high schooler get a clearer grasp about electronic circuits and how they work as well as programming using PBASIC text-based language. The kit also requires no soldering or any complicated assembly.

Indeed, these robotics kit for high school kids can come handy when igniting that spark of interest in your growing child. From these starter kits, your teeny-booper can move from programmable robots then to more sophisticated ones as they grow along. So, start ‘em young and do it now!


Janice Warren


Janice is a full-time writer at Infantcore, writing about her experiences as mother of 4.

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