The Amazing SPRK+

Designed to inspire curiosity, creativity, and invention through connected play and coding, SPRK+ is far more than just a robot.iCode

Powered by the Lightning Lab app, you can easily learn programming, complete hands-on activities, and share your creations with the community. Navigate a maze. Program a painting. Mimic the solar system. Swim across the water. Have a dance party… The only limit is your imagination.

SPRK is a device we embed through iCode, our Digital Leaders programmes and Labs days. Its the must have device for your classroom.  iCode has a huge range of lesson plans and resources across a number of apps including Sphero’s own Lightning Lab app.

SPRK+ and iCode with Lightning Lab allow you to collaborate with other users around the globe to innovate the world of education and empower anyone to program. Equipped with Bluetooth 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. SPRK+ will foster a love of robotics, coding, and STEAM sprk_plus_package_color_correctprinciples… all through play. Learning is evolving. Get on the ball.

 What’s In the Box:

  • Sphero SPRK+
  • Inductive charging base with USB charging cable
  • Maze tape, 360 degree protractor and sticker sheet
  • Quick Start guide to get you rolling
  • Sphero SPRK Lightning app available for download in the App Store, Google Play, and Kindle Store

Tech Specs:

  • Super durable UV coated polycarbonate shell
  • Bluetooth Smart (100 foot range)
  • Goes over 4.5 mph (2m/s)
  • Built-in LED glow
  • Inductive charging with over 1 hour of play on a full charge
  • App and firmware updates that introduce new features

Charging:

  • Plug charging cradle into a USB power adapter and directly into a wall outlet
  • If charging more than one SPRK+, plug charging cradle into a Sphero Approved USB hub
  • DO NOT use an unapproved USB hub. Doing so can cause irreparable damage to your cradle and robot

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Available in single packs with charger and maze tape, or in 12 packs for classroom use. Guide Prices:

Single SPRK+ – AE-SPRKP – £98.50

12 classroom pack – AESPP12 – £1050

You can order these kits directly vis your local framework holder – in NI this is Academia and Scotland its XMA. For England most Apple Solutions Experts are now stocking SPRK. If you need help on advice on what to buy or who to contact, let us know and we’ll help.

Need advice? Just drop is a mail. We’ll help. icode@iteach-uk.com

 

  

Don’t forget iMat for SPRK

Designed to work with the Sphero SPRKSPRK+ and Lightning Lab app, iMat for SPRK is a wonderful resource for use in the classroom that will develop key coding skills, linking to everyday curriculum outcomes, it’s loaded with a multitude of great activities.sprkmatsmall

 
 

In use, simply open up the superb Lightning Lab app from Sphero, connect the SPRK+ to the iPad, roll out the mat and pupils from ages 5 right up to 18 will be ready to go and create their own algorithms, problem solve and debug while SPRK+ navigates through each engaging activity.

Measuring 1.2m x 3M, iMat for SPRK is a robust vinyl floor mat. Its wipe clean, tough wearing surface is designed for classroom use and comes in a sturdy hard plastic art tube for easy of storage. iMat is best used with a group of pupils and at least two SPRK units  – in a classroom, 10 pupils, working in pairs could use the mat with 5 SPRK units. iMat for SPRK ships with lesson plans and guides for everything you need to get started!

iMat for SPRK – IM-SP1 – £91 

Check out our order page for how to order or read more here.