SAM's STEAM Kit

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One block. A million inventions.
Empower students with the endless possibilities of SAM.

The ultimate starter kit to bring SAM into your classroom.

  • Curriculum-based STEAM projects and lesson plans
  • Data capture, programming logic and more
  • SAM Space Education app tailored for teachers
  • 40+ SAM software blocks
  • Integrates with Lego®
  • Hands-on educator support
  • Easily adapts into homework

 For groups of 2-6 students.


     In the box

    • 17 SAM Blocks: 2 SAM Buttons, 2 SAM RGB LED Lights, 1 SAM Heat Sensor, 1 SAM Proximity Sensor, 1 SAM Buzzer,
      1 SAM Tilt, 1 SAM Light Sensor, 1 SAM Pressure Sensor, 2 SAM Sliders, 4 SAM DC Motors and 1 SAM Servo Motor.
    • Accessories: 4 Wheels, 2 Chassis, 2 Roller balls, 2 Controllers, 2 Gear wheels, 4 Large holders, 10 Small holders.
    • Inspiration: 1 Getting started guide with lesson plans available for download.
    • Charging & connecting: 4 Bluetooth USB dongles, 2 Micro USB charging cables, 3 5-in-1 Micro USB charging cables.



     

     

     

    Photosynthesis

    Photosynthesis is the process whereby
    plants use sunlight to generate oxygen
    as a by-product. In this lesson the
    students will experiment with the
    intensity of light to determine the
    amount of oxygen generated.

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    Photosynthesis

    Probability

    Probability is the measure of how likely
    it is for something to occur. This lesson
    determines the logic behind comparing,
    judging, and finding this.



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    Probability

    SAM's Morse Code Torch

    Morse code revolutionised long-distance
    communication prior to inventions such as
    the telephone and emails. This project on
    morse code is to get pupils thinking about
    how technology can be used to develop
    solutions and create codes.

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    Morse Code Torch

     

    Eeeny Meeny Mini MIDI - Exploring MIDI

    This exercise will enable students to
    sample instruments from around the
    world and from different categories
    and styles. They will be able to create
    simple tunes and melodies and learn
    about harmonies.

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    Exploring MIDI

     

    Introduction to Logical Thinking
    (AND and OR)

    This lesson will teach the core processes
    behind Boolean logic. Students will
    understand the difference between AND and
    OR as well as comprehending the addition
    of Exclusive operands and Not operands.

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    Introduction To Logical Thinking

     

    Super-Light Logging

    This lesson will introduce concepts based
    around data collection, data normalisation,
    creating standardised test instances and
    modifying environments to assure ‘clean’
    data.


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    Super-Light Logging

     

    Light Chaser Pro

    Students will build a 2 wheeled buggy
    driven by a pair of motors. The buggy
    will be activated by light and will
    follow a bright light source.


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    Light Chaser Pro

     

    Light Chaser

    Students will build a 2 wheeled buggy
    driven by a pair of motors. The buggy
    will be activated by light and will
    follow a bright light source.


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    Light Chaser

     

    Buggy-Tag

    Students will build a pair of 2 wheeled
    buggies, each driven by a pair of motors,
    the buggies will feature a ‘kill’ switch
    allowing them to be tagged by their
    opponent.

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    Buggy-Tag

     

    Pi, what is it good for?

    Pi is a constant - 3.14159265, used
    widely in mathematics that helps
    calculate the area and circumference
    of circles. In this exercise Pi will
    be used to solve a physical problem
    and prove once and for all that maths
    can be useful!

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    Pi, what is it good for?

     

    What happens in the dark?

    The design of a log time space dual
    channel logger needs a little thought to
    work accurately. While it is common
    knowledge that the temperature drops at
    night, this lesson is to find out by how
    much or how quickly.


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    What happens in the dark?

     

    Super Selfie - A light activated selfie camera

    Students will examine the basic
    functionalityof a camera, what it needs
    to work and how to implement that in a
    novel fashion.




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    Super Selfie

     

    Alarmed

    Students will examine the basic functionality
    of alarm systems and how to include as many
    ways of tracking an object as possible, to
    make it as secure as possible.


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    Alarmed

     

    SAM’s Curious Car - Measuring Speed
    (2/3)

    The students have already made their SAM’s
    Curious Car. This lesson will be their
    opportunity to see them race and measure their
    speed.

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    SAM’s Curious Cars - Measuring Speed

     

    SAM’s Curious Car - Light Timing Gates
    (3/3)

    The students have built a SAM Curious Car.
    They have raced it and measured the speed using
    a mathematical formula. This time they will use
    light timing gates.

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    SAM’s Curious Car - Light Timing Gates

     

    SAM’s Voting Machine

    Students will examine the basic functionality
    of alarm systems and how to include as many
    ways of tracking an object as possible, to
    make it as secure as possible.


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    SAM's Voting Machine

     

    Civic Engagement

    The students have already made their SAM’s
    Curious Car. This lesson will be their opportunity
    to see them race and measure their
    speed.


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    Civic Engagement

     

    Super Home for the Hearing
    Impaired

    The students have built a SAM Curious Car.
    They have raced it and measured the speed using
    a mathematical formula. This time they will use
    light timing gates.

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    Super Home

     

    The Control Surface

    Students will examine the basic functionality
    of alarm systems and how to include as many
    ways of tracking an object as possible, to
    make it as secure as possible.

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    The Control Surface

     

    SAM’s Morse Code Machine

    The students have already made their SAM’s
    Curious Car. This lesson will be their
    opportunity to see them race and measure their
    speed.

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    SAM’s Morse Code Machine

     

    SAM’s Curious Car

    The students have built a SAM Curious Car.
    They have raced it and measured the speed using
    a mathematical formula. This time they will use
    light timing gates.

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    SAM’s Curious Car

     

    Twitter Battle - Logging
    Social Media

    Students will examine the basic functionality
    of alarm systems and how to include as many
    ways of tracking an object as possible, to
    make it as secure as possible.

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    Twitter Battle

     

    Reaction Timer

    The students have already made their SAM’s
    Curious Car. This lesson will be their
    opportunity to see them race and measure their
    speed.


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    Reaction Timer

     

    Board Games

    The students have built a SAM Curious Car.
    They have raced it and measured the speed using
    a mathematical formula. This time they will use
    light timing gates.


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    Board Games

     

    Alarm Your House with Logic

    Students will examine the basic functionality
    of alarm systems and how to include as many
    ways of tracking an object as possible, to
    make it as secure as possible.

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    Alarm Your House

     

     

    Free Play (Interactive)

    Get your students to document their work
    and reflect on what they are inventing!
    Best used with Adobe Acrobat. 

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    Free Play (Printable)

    This printable version of the Activity Log
    allows your students to document their
    work and reflect on what they are inventing!

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    Lesson Plans (Interactive)

    Get your kids to document their work and
    reflect on what they are inventing!
    Best used with Adobe Acrobat.

    Download

    Lesson Plans (Printable)

    This printable version of the Activity Log
    allows your students to document their
    work and reflect on what they are inventing!

    Download

     

     

    Getting Started

    Get started with your kit with this
    step-by-step booklet. Learn how to turn
    on and charge your blocks, pair, and
    begin building!

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    Teacher's Guide

    Become a SAM pro. Inside every page
    of SAM’s Teacher’s Guide, you’ll find
    in depth explanations of each individual
    element of SAM.

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