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Microcontroller circuit with copper tape

<i>Making a circuit with a microcontroller, battery, and LEDs connected by copper tape.</i><p>Components (for more, see our electronic components …

Arduino

Discover the Best Adhesive for Your Project

When your build platform isn’t large enough to print a part in one piece or when you’re working on assemblies, it’s necessary to bond multiple …

Printing

Mathematical art lessons

On this page you will find a selection of fully-resourced lessons with a 'mathematical art' theme. The activities in these lessons will help to …

Mathematics

3D Models of Adafruit Parts on Github

We’re (slowly) building a catalog of 3d models of various adafruit boards, parts and components. We put together a repo on github with all of our …

Get Started with Fusion 360 | Tutorials & Videos

Download a free 30-day trial and try it out on your Mac or PC. With in-product tutorials, you’ll be up and running in no time. Fusion 360 is less …

Which 3D printing material should I use?

<b>When it comes to 3D printing, the filament you use can have a big impact on your final product. Each material has different properties that you can</b> …

Printing

Building a mobile MakerSpace: part 1— Getting Started

<b>After receiving a grant to cover the costs, Pioneer Wendy Aracich is working on putting together and implementing a mobile makerspace for her school.</b> …

Enginursday: Cardboard Circuits

Maker education is something very close to my heart. It is a gateway to STE(A)M fields and a great way to learn creative problem solving. Two of the …

Arduino Projects

The Arduino micrcontroller has a nearly limitless array of innovative applications for everything from robotics and lighting to games and gardening! …

New Layer by Layer! Designing Foldable Boxes in Fusion 360

I’ve been playing with the <b>sheet metal</b> tools in Autodesk Fusion 360 and trying to come up with foldable box designs that can house electronics and …

Adafruit Crickit Robotic Development Board Launching Soon

Adafruit has announced it will soon be launching its new Adafruit Crickit development board designed for Circuit Playground Express and is now …

Learn about Arduino with Tinkercad's Arduino simulator

Donald Bell of Maker Project Lab interviewed Becky Stern about Tinkercad's new and very cool Arduino simulator. It's a good way to teach a bunch of …

Introducting Adafruit Crickit #MakeRobotFriend

Make your robot pal who's fun to be with using Crickit!Sometimes we wonder if robotics engineers ever watch movies. If they did, they'd know that …

Overview | All About Batteries

This tutorial is about <b>batteries</b> (if you couldn't tell) - and how to decide which batteries will run your project best! I'll cover both rechargeable …

Overview | Li-Ion & LiPoly Batteries

If you want to take your project portable you'll need a battery pack! For beginners, we suggest alkaline batteries, such as the venerable AA or 9V …

Circuit Playground PZ-1: Pizza Box DJ Controller

Make a DJ controller from conductive paint, cardboard, and a Circuit Playground!Make your own PZ-1 MIDI pizza box DJ controller using a Circuit …

Cardboard construction kits for robots, electronics, gaming, AI, and more

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/02/18/cardboard-construction-kits-for-robots-electronics-gaming-ai-and-more/<p>Back in 2005 when it was …

Download Ultimaker Cura 3.3 today | Ultimaker

<b>Ultimaker Cura 3.3 is available now. In this special release, we have new announcements, optimized performance, and new features and profiles that</b> …

plastic bottle cutter #3DThursday #3DPrinting

This handy tool can get you started with all kinds of projects recycling plastic bottles. Shared by dave88 on Thingiverse:i based this from youtube …

STEAM Set

The Ultimaker Core Lessons: STEAM Set will get you up and running with designing for 3D printing and with using your Ultimaker printer.<p>Whether you …

Hacking STEM: Activity Library.

Each of the four lessons take approximately 1.5 days of classroom time<p>Costs approximately $4.00 per student, excluding tools and microcontroller<p>Meets …

Middle School

Cardboard Spider (DIY Quadruped)

Hello again and welcome to my new project.In this instructable I’ve tried to make a simple Quadruped made from materials accessible to everybody. I …

How to Fold 5 High-Flying Stunt Paper Airplanes

John Collins knows how to make a piece of paper go the distance. In 2012, he set the world record for the farthest flight for a paper aircraft. …

Get Familiar with the 555 Timer

For previous generations of electronics gurus, the 555 timer is somewhat of a sacred item. It is something that is incredibly useful and simple, and gets used in many projects (from the most basic to extremely complex). However, there are tons of people who came into electronics by building things …

Arduino

What motivates girls to pursue STEM?

It’s a persistent and troubling problem: Why are girls so underrepresented in STEM clubs and subjects in K-12 through college, and why are there so …

Adding screw threads to 3D-printed parts #3DThursday #3DPrinting

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2014/11/27/adding-screw-threads-to-3dp/<p>Here are some suggestions for how to incorporate threads into SLA/DLP 3D …

Otto DIY build your own robot by cparrapa

Design Tools<p>123D Design Tinkercad Fusion 360 OpenSCAD Thingiverse Customizer<p>A part of these Groups View All<p>License<p>Liked By View All<p>Give a Shout Out<p>If …

3D Printing

3D Printing Joints

Links & Resources<p>3D printing press fit parts<br>• 3D printed joinery<br>• Snap-fit joints for plastics<br>• Snap-fit design manual<br>• Buckle example<br>• 3D Printed Captured …

Woodworking

How to design Snap-fit Joints for 3D Printing

This guide discusses the benefits of 3D printing snap-fits and gives design and material recommendations.<p>Introduction<p>Snap-fit joints are a <b>quick and</b> …

Product Design