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Get inspired, get coding, and get creative. Fire up your imagination and start thinking outside the bot for #HourOfCode with activities in the Lightning Lab app.

MAKE AND KEEP MAKING

WELCOME TO LIGHTNING LAB

The Sphero App for programming Sphero robots.
Grab a bot, fire up your imagination, and get started.


A BRIGHTER TOMORROW STARTS TODAY


Set kids up for real world success in the future. Connect your SPRK+ robot to the Lightning Lab app to learn programming, complete activities, and get inspired through connected play and coding. The app-enabled ball is just the start.

GET THE APP

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Make

Turn your robot into a chariot, watercraft, or paintbrush.

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Code

Draw a path, drag some blocks, or start writing code on your own.

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Share

Inspire and be inspired. Share
creations with the community.

#BEYONDCODE

Programming. It’s kind of a big deal. Lots of apps do it, but they don’t do it like this. Lightning Lab goes #BeyondCode by incorporating STEAM activities, creativity, and collaboration – all with Sphero robots. Navigate a maze. Create a chariot. Swim across the water…the only limit is your imagination.

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Basics
July 28, 2016

BLOCKS 1: INTRO

Ready to dive into the basics of the SPRK Lightning Lab Programming Canvas? You'll be…
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Activities
July 20, 2016

Chariot Challenge

Learn about chariots as they were used throughout history. Design and create a unique Sphero…
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ALL ABOUT THAT APP

Cross-platform means we reach more minds than ever.

DRAW

Beginners can give robots commands by drawing a path in the app for their robot to follow.

BLOCKS

Intermediate coders can utilize the familiar block-based drag and drop interface.

TEXT

Pros can use text programming and write their own code like a boss.

Program These Robots

Using These Devices

BRING IT ON HOME

Get started with a SPRK+ robot, a SPRK+ 12-Pack, or SPRK+ Power Pack.