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Lending Library

To support Australian teachers, and with the support of the Commonwealth Department of Education and Training, we have established a National Lending Library program that will give you access to the latest equipment for your classroom.

This program enables you to integrate a huge range of exciting and motivating Digital Technologies educational equipment into your classroom.

You can request to borrow, for free, a selection of Digital Technologies educational equipment, which are accompanied by lesson plans, based on our CSER MOOCs, designed for different age groups and mapped to relevant content descriptors in the Australian Curriculum: Digital Technologies learning area.

  • Beebot Kit

    This kit features 12 Beebots designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to F-4 although can also be used for later years. Each kit contains:

    • 12 Beebots, with rechargeable stations.
    • A selection of maps, including literacy and numeracy focussed maps and story-based maps.
    • Giant sequence cards to explore navigational instruction sequencing.
    • A guide to using Beebots in the classroom, and lesson plan exemplars for F-6.
  • Sphero Kit

    This kit features 12 Sphero SPRK+ designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 2-8 although can also be used across primary and for later years. Each kit contains:

    • 12 Sphero SPRK+, with USB charging stations.
    • Maze tape, 360 degree protractor and sticker sheet.
    • Mixture of Nubby and Turbo covers.
    • Quick start guide, and lesson plan exemplars for F-6 and 7-8.
  • Ozobot Kit

    This kit features 18 Ozobots designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 2-6 although can also be used across primary and for later years. Each kit contains:

    • 18 Ozobot Bit 2.0, with USB charging stations.
    • DIY Skins, Colour Markers, Ozocode Sheets.
    • Ozobot Bowling Activity Set.
    • Quick start guide, Teachers guide and lesson plan exemplars for F-6.
  • Makey Makey Kit

    This kit features 12 Makey Makey Original kits designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 2-6 although can also be used for later years. Each kit contains:

    • 12 Makey Makey Original Kits.
    • Jumper wires, conductive tape and alligator clip packs.
    • Guide, Teachers guide and lesson plan exemplars for F-6.
  • LilyPad Kit

    This kit features 8 LilyPad units designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 6-10 although can also be used for later years. Each kit contains:

    • 8 ProtoSNAP development boards-Arduino.
    • Conductive thread, USB cables and Aligator Clips.
    • Getting Started with Arduino guide and lesson plan exemplars for 7-8.
  • Little Bits 'Rule Your Room' Kit

    This kit features 8 Little Bits 'Rule Your Room' sets designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 6-10 although can also be used for later years. Each kit contains:

    • An assortment of bits in each set, including dimmer, sound triggerm makey makey, bargraph, buzzer, servo and hub.
    • Materials and accessories, including USB cables, mounting boards and templates.
    • Lesson plan exemplars for 7-8.
  • Little Bits-Arduino Kit

    This kit features 8 Little Bits Arduino Starter sets designed for 1-2 classrooms, and is well suited to years 6-10 although can also be used for later years. Each kit contains:

    • An assortment of bits in each set, including bargraph, button, power, fork, dimmer, servo and Arduino.
    • Materials and accessories, including USB cables and mounting board.
    • Lesson plan exemplars for 7-8.
  • Lesson Plan Exemplars

We will be introducing new kits in the near future, and expanding our support to later year levels and we are interested in your feedback on what additional kits you would like to see available. You can help us by completing our Survey on Lending Library preferences. Open external site link in new window

If you would like to register your interest in borrowing one of our kits, please register below.

Please note that priority will be given to schools that undertake free professional learning with a CSER Project Officer and enrol in one of the free CSER Digital Technologies Education MOOCs.

Register for the Lending Library

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The University of Adelaide
SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

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