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ZEP Island kit for Micro:bit

ZEP Island kit for Micro:bit

Regular price
$279.00 Ex GST
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$279.00 Ex GST
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Are you looking for teaching UN's sustainable development goals in your classroom? 

The ZEP Island Kit for micro:bit is an ideal option for STEM integration in your classroom, combining various technologies using real life problem. Students will have an opportunity to work together to solve and invent a unique solution. 

This add-on kit does not include BBC Micro:bit v2, if you do not have Micro:bit v1/v2 you can buy Micro:bits here

What is ZEP Island?

ZEP Island is a STEM learning program based on a scale-model sustainable community of ‘Zero Emissions People’ (“ZEPs”).

To avoid adverse consequences of climate change each one of us has to strive to get as close to ‘zero emissions’ as possible. This opens up a wealth of learning opportunities. 

ZEP Island is about using STEM to design and build a model ‘zero emissions’ environment. The core challenge is to model sustainable scenarios for supporting life, and the aim of the program is to maximise the number of ZEPs you can sustainably support using an A2 (420mm x 594mm) space. The more STEM and design thinking the students apply, the more water, food, energy and shelter they can provide, and the more ZEPs can live on their island.

What's included in the kit;

1. Watering Kit

  • Watering tube
  • Pump
  • Wires

2. Power System

  • Solar panel
  • Battery charger and power management board
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Wires

3. Micro:bit shield

4. Booklet guide

5. Storage Gratnells tray

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

The UN’s sustainable development goals, (SDGs) are a global call to action and MicroMaker Education want to answer this call. Education is the foundation of sustainable development and we see ZEP Island as a fantastic tool to assist in meeting some of these goals.

 

 

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