Finch Robot

Catalyze Computer Science Learning!

The Finch is a small robot designed to inspire and delight students learning computer science by providing them a tangible and physical representation of their code.  The Finch has support for over a dozen programming languages, including environments appropriate for students as young as five years old!  The Finch was developed to catalyze a wide range of computer science learning experiences, from an entry into the basics of computational thinking all the way to writing richly interactive programs. Try programming a Finch today!

The Finch Diagram

On-board features include:

  • Accelerometers
  • Motors
  • Buzzer
  • Full-color beak LED
  • Light, temperature, and obstacle sensors
  • Pen mount for drawing capability
  • Plugs into USB port - no batteries required!

The Finch is manufactured under license from Carnegie Mellon University.