Smart Robot

Build your very own smart robot that changes direction when it encounters an obstacle.
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Learn the secret of vacuum robots, and how they can navigate an entire room.

This unique kit allows you to build your very own smart bot that changes direction when it encounters an obstacle. Watch as the domed robot rambles around your house or classroom, taking corners with ease.

Create a maze and see if the Smart Robot can escape! This science Kit includes all the robot parts you need to build your very own super cool robot!

Experience the hands on fun of robotic mechanics with this brainy bot!

Age: 8+

What You Get

1 x Smart Robot. PVC free packaging box includes:

  • 1 x Top cover
  • 1 x Base
  • 1 x Large axle
  • 1 x Metal weight
  • 2 x Terminal caps
  • 1 x Battery case cover
  • 1 x Motor housing
  • 1 x Half sphere (with switch hole) and a half sphere (without hole)
  • 1 x Motor with electric wires
  • 9 x Screws
  • 1 x soft plastic ring
  • Detailed Illustrated assembly instructions

  • Also required but not included: 1 x AA battery.

    How does it work

    When you switch the motor on, the motor assembly turns inside the sphere. So the centre of gravity of the sphere moves to one side. This makes the sphere roll because it is unstable. As the sphere rolls, the motor keeps turning the assembly, and the sphere keeps rolling. The rubber ring grips the surface under the robot.

    But how does the Robot Smart turn corners? The centre of gravity of the sphere is slightly to one side of the rubber ring. This is why the sphere leans to one side. When the Smart Robot hits an object, the sphere cannot move forwards. But because it leans to one side, it turns to one side. It keeps turning until it can move forwards again.


  • Robotics
  • Mechanics
  • Motion sensors

  • WARNING: Adult supervision and assistance are required at all times. Product contains small parts which may cause choking, keep away from children under 3 years old.

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    Length (cm) 15
    Width (cm) 8
    Height (cm) 25
    Age Group 9-10 Years, 11-12 Years, 12+ Years
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