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Bring powerful STEAM learning to your classroom

Sets you up for 16+ hours of STEM/STEAM teaching with 8 engaging challenges, and additional companion lessons.
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Getting started is simple with a Student Invention Guide and Teacher’s Guide.
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Designed in partnership with educators to incorporate NGSS & Common Core in curriculum.
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Engage students in problem solving, creative thinking, and collaboration through invention-based learning.
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Works for classroom/makerspace instruction or self-directed learning for 1 - 4 students.

Student Invention Guide

72 pages of group or self-guided inventing, plus instruction in the engineering design process & more.

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Start in a snap

Educators of every level can now bring STEAM learning to life - no experience necessary. We walk you through every step with comprehensive lessons and guides.

Raise technology literacy

Students engage with electronics by completing 8 challenges that progress in difficulty, with 10 companion lessons for educators.

Integrate STEAM learning

With the inclusion of Art in STEM, students are empowered to think creatively and design and engineer solutions to real-world problems.

Make curricular connections

The 120+ page Teacher's Guide connects challenges to NGSS and Common Core standards, and inspires you to take concepts further.

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GUIDED CHALLENGES

Start simple with 4 challenges providing step-by-step invention instructions.

Open Challenges

Up the difficulty by creating invention-based solutions to 4 open-ended problems.

Online Resources

Plan your lessons with resources developed by educators and built on curricular concepts.

Teacher's Guide

120+ pages of detailed instruction and classroom management tips.

Teacher's Guide View PDF

Invention Log

A workbook for students to document each step of their journey.

Invention Log View PDF

NGSS Connections*

All lessons link to NGSS Engineering Design standards & the Common Core.

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littleBits 101

New to littleBits? Discover everything you need to know about teaching with Bits.

Bit Basics

This guide teaches the fundamentals of Bits and littleBits circuits, makes getting started a snap.

Bit Basics View PDF

littleBits Intro

A hands-on lesson on how the platform works that sets students up for successful inventing.

littleBits Intro View Lesson

The Invention Cycle

A lesson on our unique learning process that helps unlock creativity, discovery, and innovation.

The Invention Cycle View Lesson

See What's Inside

Explore all the Bits, accessories, and tools you’ll get with each STEAM Student Set box.

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fan
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fan

The fan is just what you'd think: a small electric fan tethered to a Bit.

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slide dimmer

The slide dimmer is an analog input. Adjust it by moving its lever from side to side.

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buzzer
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fan

The fan is just what you'd think: a small electric fan tethered to a Bit.

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slide dimmer

The slide dimmer is an analog input. Adjust it by moving its lever from side to side.

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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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fan

The fan is just what you'd think: a small electric fan tethered to a Bit.

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slide dimmer

The slide dimmer is an analog input. Adjust it by moving its lever from side to side.

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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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buzzer

Bzzz! The buzzer is like the sound in an alarm clock: it makes a noise you just can't ignore.

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usb power

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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usb power

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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long led
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light sensor
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usb power

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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long led

If you ever wanted an LED in a tiny little space, the long LED is your bit!

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long led

If you ever wanted an LED in a tiny little space, the long LED is your bit!

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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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button
Power
power
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long led

If you ever wanted an LED in a tiny little space, the long LED is your bit!

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light sensor

The light sensor measures how much light is shining on it. It has 2 modes: light & dark.

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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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Power
power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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pulse
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button

You've used a button before! This is a clicker, tact switch, etc...

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power

The power Bit lets you use a 9-volt battery to supply power to all your connected Bits.

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pulse

The pulse Bit is like an electronic heartbeat. It sends out a stream of short ON signals.

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rgb led
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pulse

The pulse Bit is like an electronic heartbeat. It sends out a stream of short ON signals.

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rgb led

The RGB LED Bit is a special light whose color you can adjust.

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servo
Fork
fork
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pulse

The pulse Bit is like an electronic heartbeat. It sends out a stream of short ON signals.

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rgb led

The RGB LED Bit is a special light whose color you can adjust.

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rgb led

The RGB LED Bit is a special light whose color you can adjust.

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servo

The servo is a controllable motor that can swing back and forth.

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servo

The servo is a controllable motor that can swing back and forth.

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servo

The servo is a controllable motor that can swing back and forth.

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Fork
fork

Connect one output to as many as three other Bits to trigger multiple actions at once.

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Fork
fork

Connect one output to as many as three other Bits to trigger multiple actions at once.

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Fork
fork

Connect one output to as many as three other Bits to trigger multiple actions at once.

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Inverter
inverter
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temperature sensor
Inverter
inverter

Inverter is a very contrary logic Bit. It sends out the opposite of whatever it receives.

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temperature sensor

The temperature sensor responds to the temperature surrounding its probe.

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number
Inverter
inverter

Inverter is a very contrary logic Bit. It sends out the opposite of whatever it receives.

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temperature sensor

The temperature sensor responds to the temperature surrounding its probe.

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number

The number Bit displays information about the signal it’s receiving from other Bits.

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wire (2)
Inverter
inverter

Inverter is a very contrary logic Bit. It sends out the opposite of whatever it receives.

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temperature sensor

The temperature sensor responds to the temperature surrounding its probe.

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number

The number Bit displays information about the signal it’s receiving from other Bits.

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number

The number Bit displays information about the signal it’s receiving from other Bits.

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Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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DC motor (tethered) (2)
Wire
wire

The wire does just what it sounds like: it allows you to put more space between two Bits.

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DC motor (tethered)

The reversible direct current motor rotates a small shaft you can attach anything to.

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DC motor (tethered)

The reversible direct current motor rotates a small shaft you can attach anything to.

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DC motor (tethered)

The reversible direct current motor rotates a small shaft you can attach anything to.

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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Shoes

Secure your circuit with our shoes! Simply snap them onto your littleBits circuits.

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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Shoes

Secure your circuit with our shoes! Simply snap them onto your littleBits circuits.

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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screwdriver

This little purple screwdriver is used to modify any Bit with a micro adjuster (e.g. pulse, rgb led).

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Shoes

Secure your circuit with our shoes! Simply snap them onto your littleBits circuits.

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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motorMate

This Bit helps you attach wheels, paper, and lots of other materials to the DC motor.

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mounting boards

Keep your circuit intact and move it around with ease with our mounting boards.

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mounting boards

Keep your circuit intact and move it around with ease with our mounting boards.

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battery + cable
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USB Power Adapter + Cable
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mounting boards

Keep your circuit intact and move it around with ease with our mounting boards.

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Battery cable (1)
battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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USB Power Adapter + Cable

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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USB Power Adapter + Cable

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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wheel (2)
Servo mount rgb v3
servo mount
Battery cable (1)
battery + cable

Connect it to your power Bit and then flip the switch to send juice to all of your creations!

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USB Power Adapter + Cable

Connect a USB cable to your computer or phone charger to start powering your inventions.

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Wheel 2hr (1)
wheel

Add this 3-3/16" (80mm) diameter wheel to a DC motor and take your invention for a spin!

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wheel

Add this 3-3/16" (80mm) diameter wheel to a DC motor and take your invention for a spin!

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servo mount

Use a servo mount and littleBits shoe to secure your servo motor to any surface.

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servo mount

Use a servo mount and littleBits shoe to secure your servo motor to any surface.

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mechanical arm (3)
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wheel

Add this 3-3/16" (80mm) diameter wheel to a DC motor and take your invention for a spin!

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servo mount

Use a servo mount and littleBits shoe to secure your servo motor to any surface.

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mechanical arm

Attach the arm to your servo or DC motor to expand your invention’s motion capabilities.

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Screws
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mechanical arm

Attach the arm to your servo or DC motor to expand your invention’s motion capabilities.

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screws

The screws secure attachments like the mechanical arm and servo mount to your invention.

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Servo hub
servo hub
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mechanical arm

Attach the arm to your servo or DC motor to expand your invention’s motion capabilities.

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screws

The screws secure attachments like the mechanical arm and servo mount to your invention.

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screws

The screws secure attachments like the mechanical arm and servo mount to your invention.

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Servo hub
servo hub

Make complex movements by attaching materials to your servo motor using the servo hub.

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Servo hub
servo hub

Make complex movements by attaching materials to your servo motor using the servo hub.

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Servo hub
servo hub

Make complex movements by attaching materials to your servo motor using the servo hub.

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Booklet

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Invention Guide (.pdf) 
download size: 45.7 MB


NGSS Trademark

Next Generation Science Standards is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.