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Rosy kit

Rosy kit

Explore the mysteries of astronomy with Rosy, the tardigrade and the message from space an online educational kit and course designed in partnership with the Montreal Planetarium. Thanks to this captivating program, you will have the opportunity to accompany the tardigrade Rosy on her journeys from Earth to space.

Through stimulating challenges carried out with the micro:bit nanocomputer, participants will help warn Earth that an extraterrestrial signal has been detected in space. During this adventure, they will deepen their knowledge of space observation, waves, solar panels, light and space communication. This educational journey will also allow them to develop crucial skills in astronomy, biodiversity, coding, programming, as well as circuits and electricity. An immersive experience that will awaken their curiosity and enrich their understanding of the universe.

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    Informations about Rosy

    Designed in collaboration with the Montreal Planetarium, Rosy is a kit and an educational course accessible online that will immerse your students in the world of astronomy.

    Thanks to the online learning path and your Rosy physical material kit, follow her adventures and help the tardigrade in her travels from Earth to space.

    Help Rosy in her quest to warn Earth that an extraterrestrial signal has been detected in space by completing challenges with the micro:bit nanocomputer in your kit, while learning about space observation, waves, solar panels, light and space communication.

    Further information:

    • Age: 13 and up 
    • School level: 2nd and 3rd cycle of secondary school
    • Duration: 3-4 hours

    Learning objectives and themes: 

    • Astronomy, space observation 
    • Waves
    • Introduction to programming

    Kit contents :


    • 1 Sturdy plastic box with protective foam 
    • 1 Rosy printed circuit board ( with 1 Solar panel integrated)
    • 1 Infrared sensor
    • 2 Male/female connecting wires
    • 1 AAA battery holder
    • 1 USB cable (USB-A to Micro-USB) if the micro:bit is included
    • 1 User code for the virtual learning platform
    • Guide to connecting to the online platform
    • Please note: The micro:bit is sold separately and/or included with self-service purchase as an option

    Not included:

    • 1 x micro:bit microcontroller (optional)
    • 2 x AAA batteries.

    What's a micro:bit ?

    A micro:bit is a programmable nano-computer with integrated sensors and actuators, making it easy to learn how to use programming and coding software.

    To find out more, take a look at our explanatory manual on the subject: Learn more about the micro:bit

    The tardigrade and the message from space