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Skip Bed Bath & Beyond and 3D print these useful doodads at home

When 3D printing first arrived, enthusiasts imagined a future of desktop factories, where people wouldn’t need to drive out to a store to get things …

3D Printing

LittleBot Arduino Robot Teaches Robotics And Programming (video)

A cute Arduino robot has been created by Slant Robotics called the LittleBot which has been built to enable children to learn more about programming …

Arduino

The Best Free Resources for Getting Started With 3D Printing

Despite many people understanding the concept of 3D printing, few know the 3D design and printing process well enough to try it out for themselves …

All about: cura 3d tutorial how to use cura slicer software

If you want to get the best results from you 3D printer, you need the right 3D slicer. Here are the best and most popular 3D slicer software tools …

The five years in every girl's life that decides if she will work in STEM

Teachers and parents in the UK have a five-year window to grow girls’ interest in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) before it starts …

Education

Maker Education Lessons and Projects

Makey Makey Lessons<p>Game Controller Challenge and blog post about MakeyMakey Challenge<br>• Simple Circuits Challenge – Science Lesson<br>• Interactive Room …

Getting Started with Your Multimeter

Of all electronics tools, I consider the multimeter to be the most essential. It will tell you how much voltage exists between any two points in a circuit, or how much current is passing through the circuit. It will help you to find a wiring error, and can also evaluate a component to determine its …

Pressure Switch

Step 1:<p>Cut two pieces of aluminum foil tape a two pieces of cardboard to the same size.<p>Step 2:<p>Attached the aluminum foil tape to the pieces of …

How Design Thinking Became a Buzzword at School

The trendy concept is in high demand among educators, but its specifics are vague.<p>At a recent teaching conference in Richmond, Virginia, a session on “design thinking” in education drew a capacity crowd. Two middle-school teachers demonstrated how they had used the concept to plan and execute an …

Design Thinking

Arduino RGB LED Controller using WiFi: Circuit Diagram and Code

In last tutorial, we explained controlling a Robot using Wi-Fi and Arduino, and in this article we are with our next IOT Based Project- <b>RGB LED</b> …

Web Controlled Servo using Arduino and Wi-Fi

In this post we are going to <b>control a Servo Motor using a web browser with the help of Arduino and Wi-Fi module ESP8266</b>. The ESP8266 will establish a …

Arduino

ESP8266 WiFi Weather Station with Color TFT Display

Build a Weather Station with ESP8266Use the ESP8266 to pull weather conditions and forecast to display them on a color TFT touch screen display.<br>Learn …

An Overview of Using Makeblock in Arduino Programming

Makeblock allows young inventors to have early success in electronics through intuitive color-coded connections and an easy-to-use programming …

Codemade.io

Digital Code Lock with LCD Display and User Defined Password {view source}<p>How to Make a Wired Rc Car Using an Arduino {view source}<p>Propeller Display …

Raspberry Pi

Everything about LEDs

LEDs are appropriate for many lighting applications, they are designed to produce a lot of light from a small form factor while maintaining great …

Cree

The Joy of the ESP8266 and Blynk

I’ll admit it. I can be a little cheap. I also find it hard to pass up a bargain. So when I saw a robot kit at the local store that had been …

Introducing Autodesk Circuits Simulator For Beginner

Circuits.io is an online platform created by Autodesk for hardware hackers. It provides a browser-based application for designing, simulating …

Arduino

Small Parts Organization in the Shop

One of the great perks of being a writer and tech reviewer is that, when I have some area of interest I want to explore, I can often wrap an article around it, pitch to to a publisher, and be paid for exploring and writing about it. Good gig, eh? So, when I finally decided that it was time to …

Fun Circuits With Conductive Paint

This instructable will show you how to make simple fun electronic circuits. However my objective here is mostly to demonstrate how kids can have fun …

Paper Flower with LED and Conductive Tape

What could be sweeter than a light up LED flower? Make your own with Brown Dog Gadgetsconductive tape kit.

Cheap and Easy Micro Quadcopter

Fpv (First Person View) is one of the best experiences in the rc world. I love building 250 size quadcopters because of their speed and fpv …

Arduino

Cheap and Easy WiFi (IoT) Tutorial Part 1 - ESP8266 Setup/Intro

Arduino STEM educational Robot kits Building Platform

Maker Kits<p>• Simple but solid H-shaped structure<br>• • 1.6W 445mm High-Power Solid State<br>• • Arduino compatible<br>• • User friendly software mLaser<p>• Make scara arm …

Arduino

ESP8266 sending data to Google spreadsheets

Although there are so many cloud IoT platforms (ThingSpeak, thinger.io, TESPA.io, Xively, … ) available in the market, each offering APIs and tools …

Arduino

Connecting the Arduino and some test code

I connected everything up as shown in the diagram. I made sure that each 'enable' pin was connected to an analogue output pin on the Arduino (ones …

Publications

Maker Ed’s Open Portfolio Project is delighted to offer its <b>Research Brief Series</b>, which captures the findings of its research from 2013 to 2015, …

Research

Arduino UNO Mini-Weather Station

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Arduino UNO & Genuino UNO<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Newark Element14<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from store.arduino.cc<br>• Buy from …

Arduino

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these clever GPRS, GPS, XBee and LTE shields allow tinkerers to add wireless connectivity to their projects.<p>The …