Sphero FAQ

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We’ve gathered our most useful downloadable and printable resources that are ideal for educators or parents. Our goal is to give you the tools and support you need to empower students in any environm…

Sara Sampson
Updated 4 months ago by Sara Sampson

How do Sphero Robots Work?

Sphero robots pack a ton of technology in something small. Connect your Sphero to a tablet, smartphone, or computer and control it through Sphero apps like Sphero Play or Sphero Edu. Using the corres…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Do Sphero Robots include a Camera?

Sphero robots are packed full of advanced robotic sensors. However, Sphero robots do not include cameras. A camera can be attached to the mounting plate on RVR.

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What is Sphero?

Sphero is the leading education technology (EdTech) company dedicated to inspiring the creators of tomorrow through engaging, hands-on play with educational robots, coding and electronics kits, teach…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Coding Languages and your Sphero App-Enabled Robot

Sphero app-enabled round robots (Sphero 2.0, Sphero SPRK Edition, Sphero SPRK+, Sphero BOLT, Sphero BB-8 and Sphero BB-9E) can only be custom code-programmed using the Sphero Edu app. You are unable…

Kevin Sicner
Updated 2 months ago by Kevin Sicner

What Ages are Sphero Robots for?

Sphero makes educational products for children of all ages. You can refer to the table below for a list of recommended ages for all Sphero products: Product Recommended Age Sphero Mini 8 years and up…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Battery FAQ

What Type of Batteries are used in Sphero Robots? Sphero robots contain lithium polymer batteries. These are different than the batteries you typically buy at the store because of their power density…

Sara Sampson
Updated 4 months ago by Sara Sampson

Can you Code with Sphero Robots?

Yes! Connect to a smart phone, tablet, or computer and use Sphero apps to program your Sphero robot. Our coding program goes beyond code with collaborative STEAM activities, nurturing students’ imagi…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What Coding Language do Sphero Robots Use?

Sphero robots can be programmed with easy drag-and-drop blocks or text-based code, but our programmable robots can also introduce kids to a variety of coding languages including C, C++, Python, Ruby,…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What Games can I Play with Sphero?

There are hundreds of games and STEAM-based learning activities available online and in the Sphero Play app and the Sphero Edu app. On the Sphero Play app, there are three games available: Round Trip…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What's Inside of a Sphero Robot?

Inside all of Sphero’s rolling balls, you’ll find LEDs, inertial measurement units, encoders, circuit boards, batteries, processors, electric motors and more. Read more about what’s inside of a Spher…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What can Sphero Robots Do?

Sphero programmable robots help kids learn fundamental STEM concepts through play-based learning and educational STEAM activities. You can use Sphero robots to play educational games, complete coding…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

How do you Program Sphero Robots?

You can learn how to program Sphero robots by downloading the Sphero Edu app!

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

What are Sphero Programmable Robots?

Sphero robots are app-enabled robots that you control with your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Using Sphero’s apps, you can play, customize, or create your own programs or games. You can also progr…

Sara Sampson
Updated 1 year ago by Sara Sampson

Can the Batteries be Replaced?

With the exception of Sphero RVR, the batteries in Sphero robots cannot be replaced. Sphero robots were designed to be durable and waterproof - because of this, the outer polycarbonate shells are fus…

Sara Sampson
Updated 11 months ago by Sara Sampson

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