Robotic Series: Programming with mBot using Scratch

mBot is an education robotic kit with a friendly and technological appearance. It can drive around like a car, avoid obstacles, follow a line, flash colourful LEDs, play music using an octave of notes and understand when it’s lifted up.

Venue: Toa Payoh, Singapore (Braddell MRT)

Duration: 3 Hours

Schedule : Choose you own date

Course Fee: SG $99

The programming software to program mBot is called mBlock, an open-source developing platform which is similar to Scratch.

SCRATCH is a programming language designed for children who want to learn about computer programming. It was created with the purpose of teaching them the concepts of programming at an early age and helps develop their creative abilities that are needed to invent their own stories, animations, music, games and more. The best part of learning to program using SCRATCH is that it’s  not necessary to write code, you only need to be familiar with the blocks or instructions in the Scratch tool. These blocks; which have default behaviors assigned to them, can be selected,  dragged  and assembled  to create full programs, presentation and games.


The course is divided into four (4) parts.

  1. Constructing the robot and controlling it using the remote and the app.

  2. Exploring educational games in the app, which teaches mBot programming principles.

  3. Diving into programming using mBot visual, block-based programming software, mBlock

  4. Getting to know mBot extra construction sets and introducing extra sensors.

Learning outcome:

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of coding and robotics

  • Write and run Scratch programmes

  • Program the mBot robot

  • Appreciate how sensors is applied and its impact in our daily lives

  • Search for references or activities on the Internet

Course Cancellation/Reschedule Policy

  • We reserve the right to cancel or re-schedule the course due to unforeseen circumstances. If the course is cancelled, we will refund 100% to participants.

  • Please note the venue of the training is subject to changes due to class size and availability of the classroom.

  • Please note the minimal class size to start a class is 5 Pax.

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