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Library of Things

 

We have a new booking system!

All requests for the Library of Things will now be done through LibCal.

How to Request Items

Browse the list of available items below. Click each item for details. To initiate a reservation request for that item, click the RESERVE button. This will take you to our new reservation system, LibCal.

See the links below for more information and support with LibCal.

About the Library of Things

The Library of Things is a lending library of instructional technology, kits, and equipment available for use by TST BOCES component districts.  It is collaboratively managed by the School Library System and Model Schools programs. We also thank the folks at Dell who generously gifted us equipment and provide ongoing support to our team.

Our Library of Things is available to the region along with support in planning and implementation. Our Technology Integration Instructional Specialists will work with you and students by request. For inquires, please email libraryofthings@tstboces.org.

The Library of Things Catalog

 

Arduino Wildfire WiFi Microcontroller board

Arbuino Wildfire Meet WildFire, an Arduino-compatible board for internet-connected sensor networks, data logging, and embedded web servers. Head over to the Shed product page for more information and the Wicked Device WildFire page for tutorials, quickstart instructions and more. # owned:  30

Grades:  7-12

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Bee Bot

Bee Bot with Command Cards

Robots designed for use by young children. Colorful, easy-to-operate, and friendly little robots are a perfect tool for teaching sequencing, estimation, problem-solving, algorithms, coding, and for just having fun!

# owned:  8

Grades:  pK-3

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Blue Bot

Blue Bot

Blue-Bot is Bee-Bot with a twist: a built-in Bluetooth connection!

Blue-Bot works just like Bee-Bot when its eyes are white. Connect Blue-Bot to a PC, tablet, or Tactile Reader with Bluetooth and its eyes turn blue. Blue-Bot offers all the capabilities of Bee-Bot while also offering the opportunity to introduce the concept of remote control, creating on-screen programs to command other devices.

# owned:  ?

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Alphabet Floor Mat

Alphabet Mat

1 Floor Mat, I Grid Mat, 1 Clear Plastic Cover Sheet ; 33″ X 40″

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Command Cards

Command Cards

44 cards per pack: 8 each Left, Right, Forward, Back; 4 each Clear, Pause, Go.

# owned:  6

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Docking Station

Docking Station

Docking Station for 6 robots; 1 charging cord.

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Grid Mat

bee bot grid floor mat

1 Floor Mat, I Grid Mat, 1 Clear Plastic Cover Sheet ; 33″ X 40″

# owned:  4

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Street Mat

Community Mat

1 Floor Mat, I Grid Mat, 1 Clear Plastic Cover Sheet ; 33″ X 40″

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot School Mat

School Mat

1 Floor Mat, I Grid Mat, 1 Clear Plastic Cover Sheet ; 33″ X 40″

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-3

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Bee Bot Treasure Map Floor Mat

Treasure Map

1 Floor Mat, I Grid Mat, 1 Clear Plastic Cover Sheet ; 33″ X 40″

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-3

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Bloxels

Bloxels. Build a board, then play.

Students learn to use design logic and computer science to create and play games that demonstrate their knowledge of any content they choose.

Bloxels employs the devices of an animated narrative–character, environment, and trials–combining them into a video game to design, code, play, share and collaborate alongside peers.

Each kit comes with 5 boards (can be done in pairs).

# owned:  2

Grades:  K-8

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Breakout EDU Kits

Image result for breakoutedu kit The Breakout EDU kit is a unique collection of re-settable locks, boxes, and items that can be used to play immersive learning games.

It’s time for something different.

Breakout EDU.

# owned:  7

Grades:  2-12

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Chibitronics Circuit Stickers

Allow students to learn about circuits as they create works of art. Created by educators at the MIT Media Lab, Chibitronics blends electronics with traditional arts and craft media to create personally meaningful technology and new media for self-expression.

# owned:  3

Grades:  K-8

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Cricut Cutting Machine

cricut cutting machine

Allows teachers and students to create and design personalized, professional-quality projects with ease, including 3D prototypes of projects that can then be used for 3D printing. Cuts a variety of materials including paper of various weights, fabrics, balsa wood, vinyl and more. 

Comes with power cord, adapter, and USB cord.

# owned:  1

Grades:  pK-12

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Cubelets

cubelets

Robot construction system designed for innovators ages four and up.  Designed to teach the big lessons behind complex systems, design thinking, and robots.

Snap the robot blocks together and the magnetic faces do the rest.  Every unique arrangement is a new robot with novel behaviors emerging from the construction.

Each kit comes with enough Cubelets for 4 groups (2-3 students per group).

# owned:  4

Grades:  pK-12

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Garmin VIRB 360 Camera Kit

Garmin VIRB 360 camera Capture 360-degree photos and video with the Garmin VIRB 360. Kit includes everything you need:

1 Garmin VIRB 360 camera; 2 lithium ion batteries; 1 dual battery charger; 1 tripod/handgrip; 1 charging/data cable; 2 action cradles; 1 mini SD card with adapter.

# owned:  10

Grades:  3-12

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Garmin VIRB 360 Small Tube Mount

Small Tube Mount (VIRB® Series) Mount your compatible VIRB action camera to a pole or other small tube to capture your entire adventure. Use the thick or thin insert so the mount fits perfectly, and your camera is locked firmly in place. Adjustable arms provide flexibility to get the right shot.

The mount can be used on additional objects, including ski poles, rifle barrels, roll bars and more.

# owned:  3

Grades:  3-12

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Please note: Due to regulations, all drone lenders must have a consultation prior to lending. Please email libraryofthings@tstboces.org to request a consultation. 

 


Parrot Bebop 2 FPV Video Drone

The Parrot Bebop 2 is a quad-copter drone with camera Paired with the Parrot Skycontroller 2 and the Parrot Cockpitglasses, your Parrot Bebop 2 drone reveals new capabilities. Embark on long-distance courses combining extreme piloting precision and ultra-real viewing! By flying with the FPV goggles, you’re totally immersed: explore previously inaccessible places like never before and capture high-quality pictures perfectly. # owned:  8

Grades:  5-12

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Hummingbird Robotics Kit

Allows students to create and program robots built from electronic components and craft materials.

The Hummingbird cultivates creativity and computational thinking by engaging students and teachers in programming and robotics.

Each kit serves 4 groups (a total of 8-12 students).

# owned:  2

Grades:  3-12

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K’Nex Simple Machines Kit

Allows students to explore the scientific concepts associated with simple machines: levers and pulleys, wheel and axle, inclined planes, gears, wedge and screw. Students will acquire skills using a hands-on, inquiry-based approach to information and concepts.

Each kit supports 16 – 24 students working in teams.

# owned:  2

Grades:  3-5

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littleBits Synth Kit

little bits synthesizer kit

littleBits are modular, color-coded, electronic building blocks that can be used to create many different inventions.

The Synth Kit explores the science of sound, make sweet beats and create instruments with this award-winning modular synthesizer. Co-designed with world-renowned electronic music maker KORG.

Each kit engages 2-3 students.

# owned:  2

Grades:  2-12

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Makey Makey Classic

Makey Makey is an invention kit for the 21st century, turning everyday objects into touchpads and combine them with the internet.

It’s a simple Invention Kit for Beginners and Experts doing art, engineering, and everything in between.

Each one is good for 1-2 students.

# owned:  38

Grades:  2-12

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micro:bit Inventor’s kit

SparkFun Inventor's Kit for micro:bit The Inventor’s Kit for micro:bit is a great way to get creative, connected and coding with the micro:bit. Kit includes everything you need to hook up and experiment with multiple electronic circuits: read sensors, move motors, build Bluetooth®devices and more.

Anyone can (and should) experiment with cutting-edge electronics in a fun and playful way without breaking the bank.The kit does not require any soldering and is recommended for all users, from beginners to engineers.

# owned:  30

Grades:  7-12

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Ozobot Classroom Kit

Small, smart toy robots that empower gamers and learners to code, play, create and connect the physical and digital worlds. Programing Ozobot is simple – you can do this by simply drawing lines and using colors.

Creativity, artistic expression, logical reasoning, and high level coding concepts.

Each kit includes materials and support for 18 Ozobots.

# owned:  2

Grades:  K-12

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Ozobot Construction Accessory Kit

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Kit includes 4 construction extensions, 2 OzoSkins, 6 Blocks, 1 Popout, 1 Accessory Sticker, 1 Block sticker.

# owned:  2

Grades:  K-6

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Pro Bot

Pro-Bot drawing  Pro-Bot offers students an enticing, engaging, and hands-on experience with Logo programming and robotic controls. As “big brother” to Bee-Bot, Pro-Bot can be operated in Bee-Bot mode using only the arrow keys and GO button.

In Logo mode, arrow keys can be combined with the number buttons with distances entered for movement and degrees entered for turns. Students transition easily from one mode to another as their skills develop.

# owned:  6

Grades:  pK-5

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Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Starter Kit The Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit is a great way to gain a solid introduction to the small, credit-card-sized computer. The online guides and tutorials contain step-by-step instructions for how to set up your Raspberry Pi and how to program it in a variety of languages.

See below for a monitor, keyboard, & mouse combination available for use with the Raspberry Pi kit.

# owned:  30

Grades:  5-12

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Raspberry Pi Monitor, Keyboard & Mouse Combo

touch screen monitor and wireless keyboard and mouse combo A touchscreen monitor and wireless keyboard & mouse combination turns the Raspberry Pi into a standalone computer. # owned:  30

Grades:  5-12

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Snowball USB Condenser Microphone

Snowball mocriphone Capture audio for vocals, music, multimedia production and gaming with Snowball—the world’s most popular family of USB microphones. The Snowball delivers natural sound directly to your desktop. And the simple USB connection and plug-and-play operation means you don’t need any extra gear—just plug right in and start recording and streaming in amazing quality.

Microphone includes tripod and USB connector cord.

# owned:  7/10

Grades:  pK-12

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Studio Photography Lighting Kit

23 piece kit includes Chromakey Backdrops, Umbrella & Softbox Lighting Kit. # owned:  2

Grades:  pK-12

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Vex IQ Robotics Kit with Controller

Starter Kit with Controller The Starter Kit with Controller is a focused introduction to STEM and robotics. Students can use the handheld Controller to drive robots right out of the box.

  •  (1) Robot Brain
  •  (1) VEX IQ Controller
  •  (2) Bumper Switch
  •  (1) Gyro Sensor
  •  (2) Touch LED
  •  (1) Distance Sensor
  •  (1) Color Sensor
# owned:  1

Grades:  2-12

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Vex IQ Robotics Kit with Sensors

Starter Kit with Sensors The Starter Kit with Sensors is a focused introduction to STEM and sensor integration. Students can use the included Smart Sensors to program autonomous robots right out of the box.

  •  (1) Robot Brain
  •  (1) VEX IQ Controller
  •  (2) Bumper Switch
  •  (1) Gyro Sensor
  •  (2) Touch LED
  •  (1) Distance Sensor
  •  (1) Color Sensor
# owned:  1

Grades:  2-12

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Dell Visor Immersive VR

Dell Visor virtual reality setup includes headset, controllers, and computer

Everything you need to explore and create in virtual reality. Each setup includes a headset, handsets, and a laptop.

First time users should reach out to a Tech Integration Specialist via email at libraryofthings@tstboces.org for information and assistance.

# owned:  30

Grades:  4-12

 

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