boe shield

Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Parallax IDE system requirements:

  • Chromebook, Linux, Windows, or Mac OS X operating system
  • Google Chrome browser (installed)
  • Serial port or USB 2.0 port plus USB Drivers
  • Internet connection (only for driver installation and Google account syncing)


Technical Specifications:

  • Requires 5 AA batteries, (not included.)
  • Arduino Uno IDE (software download is provided)
  • USB A to B cable 
  • Board of Education Shield PCB 
  • High-quality aluminum robot chassis
  • Continuous rotation servos (50 RPM) and wheels
  • 5-cell AA battery pack
  • All the electronic components and sensors needed for the tutorial activities
  • All the assembly hardware needed (nuts, screws, and standoffs)
  • Parallax Screwdriver    


Programming Kit Shield-Bot Robot with Arduino
WINDOWS   arduino   codebender
Mac   arduino   codebender
Chromebook          codebender
Linux   arduino   codebender
Software Used

arduino green Parallax IDE for Chrome, Codeblender yellow BASIC Stamp Editor

S5 Box