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SAM Space

Intuitive, visual flow-based coding app

Compatible with iPad, Windows 10, Android and Chromebook

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Google Workbench

Web based, imperative block-based coding

Compatible with Chromebook and Mac (using Chrome)

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Get Started with SAM Space

1. Make sure all of your SAM Blocks are charged

Plug the micro USB charging cable to the SAM Block

If it shows a red light, the battery is still charging.

When the light turna green, the block is fully charged!

3. Make sure Bluetooth on your device is turned on

Check the instruction manual for your device if you need help!

4. Pair your SAM Blocks

Open the SAM Space app and sign in

Turn on your SAM Blocks

Choose ‘Connect Blocks’ in the app

Select the SAM Block that you want to pair

Click the check box to pair

Your SAM Block is now ready to use!

5. Learn the basics

  • It's simple to get started with SAM Labs!
  • When you log into the app, you'll be walked through the basics
  • Learn all about the features, functions and terminology for the apps, blocks and lesson plans
  • Find a description of each hardware and software block on the Glossary page
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6. Choose your Lesson Plan

  • SAM Labs step-by-step lesson plans that are aligned to the curriculum
  • Written for teachers by teachers
  • Designed to be accessible and relevant to a wide variety of subjects
  • Get inspiration for fun classroom projects to take your STEAM activities even further
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SAM Space is now available for Mac

Incredibly easy to bring into the classroom - and simple to teach with:

Effortless pairing: The SAM Blocks appear instantly at the push of a button in the SAM Space app

Visual connections: By visually connecting your SAM Blocks in the SAM Space app, your physical blocks are also connected

Countless behaviours: Assign behaviours in the SAM Space app to alter the actions of the SAM Blocks

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Getting Started Tutorials

Watch our tutorial videos to help get started with SAM Labs in your classroom

How to charge your SAM Blocks

How to reset your SAM Blocks