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This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 10/13/2008

ROBOTICS & THINGS was established in 1995 to create a Distribution Network for Learning Curve Toys (Chicago, IL) with ROBOTIX, the Space-Age, Motorized, Modular Building System that was originally created by Milton-Bradley in 1984. These ROBOTIX Educational Learning Toys were initially developed for 2nd to 6th Grade Children and are presently being sold to Educational Institutions, Space Centers and Museums (Science, Children's, Flight, Aerospace, Etc).

ROBOTIX was developed to make use of National Science Standards (USA). Our ROBOTIX Parts have individuality and are multi-functional with the use of Motors, Controllers and Cables. Quite importantly are the inclusion of End Effectors and numerous Time & Motion opportunities in our Education Sets. Goals and Objectives will be created by setting Tasks using these ROBOTIX Sets and the Kids will have an opportunity to realize the importance of Math, Science and Engineering as well as having a great deal of fun BOTH Individually and in a Team or Group environment.
Robot Inventor's Workshop Kit
ROBOTIX 5000 Robot Commander
The Robot Inventor's Workshop Kit is offered in a Kid-Friendly, Heavy-Duty PVC Zipper Bag for E-Z Storage of the ROBOTIX Motor, Controller, Parts and Handbook that is professionally printed with a 4-Color Cover and Black & White Pages full of diagrams and robotic instructional programs. The 22-Parts include a Low-Speed Motor, a Black 1-Switch Controller with Easy-Opening Clip, ROBOTIX Arms in both 50mm and 100mm length in 2-different colors and ROBOTIX Connectors in Black.

The Robot Inventor's Workshop Kit (99102) includes the following Challenges/Curriculums:

  • Create Your Own Robotic Arm
  • End Effectors in Action
  • Build a Pulley Power Hoist
  • Build a Lunar Crawler
  • The Robot Zoo
  • Robot Inventions
The ROBOTIX Robot Commander (98600) is the award-winning, Life-Size, 5-foot Tall Robot with over 425 Parts and 5-Motors; The Commander waves its hand, opens and closes both its mouth and its hand, moves both its upper body and its head from side to side, moves both its eye visor and breast plate up and down, lights its eyes on/off and programs numerous other available functions with additional motors, controllers and cables to provide hours of exciting, challenging fun; Allows kids and entire families an opportunity to create, to develop, to be educated and, most important, to be entertained; Includes an Assembly Guide with additional Instructions for alternative building options; Requires 4-D Alkaline Batteries not included; Full Replacement Parts Warranty included; Excellent for development of Educational Curriculums with the use of National Science Standards.
ROBOTIX Mars Exploration Rover
ROBOTIX Crocosaur
Developed from the ROBOTIX Parts Catalog exclusively from is a replica of the Mars Spirit and Mars Opportunity Rovers. Based upon the actual designs with schematics and diagrams from NASA, an instruction Manual and other collateral materials have been created for this set.
ROBOTIX Crocosaur (98121) is a massive Reptile measuring 6-feet in length or can serve as a Craft for Swamp Rescue Missions. Battery-Operated, Features 5-Motors, Wireless Action Remote and has Over 430 Parts.
This ToyShow Preview was last updated on 10/13/2008
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