The Boe-Bot Robot is programmed using PBASIC - arguably the easiest text-based language for beginners to learn. Ideal for students who are new to programming, electronics, and robotics, the Boe-Bot is a time-tested platform, making it one of the best places for students to begin learning. The complete Robotics with the Boe-Bot learning system includes the educator resources, hardware, software, and textbooks.
If you are logged into learn.parallax.com as a registered educator, links for each of these pages containing downloadable resources will appear at the bottom of this page. If not, you will see a lock symbol. To request an educator login for learn.parallax.com, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org using a valid school email address.
University of California/California State University A-G Program Articulation
You must have a login for the UC/CSU website to access the Parallax-approved A-G course articulation. The general Parallax-approved landing page is here (scroll to the bottom). Once you're logged in, use the following course codes to access the Parallax approvals:
- B5CDBZ | Robotics with the Boe-Bot
- XSCQW4 | What's a Microcontroller
- YZN8DG | Robotics with the ActivityBot
- JEZMR8 | Robotics for the BOE Shield for Arduino
- DQBFCA | Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) with the Parallax ELEV-8 v3
Click here to download a generic guide to teaching with Parallax tutorials and hardware.
Click here to download the Standards Alignment document for teaching with a Parallax small robot platform.
Click here to find course roadmaps and syllabi, a deeper learning guide, an assessment and grading guide, and a standards alignment matrix