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10 Mistakes Not to Make as an Arduino Beginner

Arduino boards, and the many affordable microcontrollers $5 Microcontrollers: Arduino, Raspberry Pi Zero, Or NodeMCU? $5 Microcontrollers: Arduino, …

Arduino

Think You Know Everything About Soldering?

[Joshua] has frequent discussions about his soldering techniques with viewers of his YouTube channel. He finally decided to interview [Randy …

Science

Is Servo the Right Motor for Your Arduino Project?

If you’ve been working on DIY electronics for a while now and you’re feeling fairly confident in your abilities, you may be looking to up the …

10 Arduino projects for beginners anyone can make

Building Arduino projects can give you a great sense of satisfaction, but many times beginners aren’t sure where to start. There are lots of things …

Arduino

Back to school round-up

<b>Summer is over and school is starting again! Here are a collection of resources to inspire your students with 3D printing in the classroom. In this</b> …

3D Printing

Fold Up a Jumping Origami Frog with LED Eyes

Light-up origami designs have been around for a while — but this adorable jumping frog takes it to new levels. Press the frog down, and the LED eyes start to glow. Release the frog, and it leaps across the table. If you’re lucky, it may even do a little flip in the air!<p>The design for this light-up …

Sewing

Top 10 Arduino Projects

Build a simple RGB LED color detector with Arduino

You may think that visually sensing colors is a complicated operation, requiring a camera or other advanced sensors. This isn’t always the case, as …

Arduino

Making STEM Equitable With Beautiful Ideas, Affordable Projects and Serious Play

Fun is science educator Sam Haynor’s superpower.There are schools out there—you know who you are—with reputations as places “where fun goes to die.” …

Kids

The 5E Instructional Model

What is a 5E instructional model?<p>This model describes a teaching sequence that can be used for entire programs, specific units and individual …

Pedagogy

The authenticity spark: One school’s journey from 3D printed prosthetics to problem banks

<b>How often do your gifted students get the opportunity to solve authentic problems? Pioneer Rich Lehrer is here to share his experience of using 3D</b> …

How to Use Real World Problems to Teach Design Thinking, 3D Printing and Collaboration

Rich Lehrer knew that 3D printers could do more than spit out keychains and Yoda heads. In 2013, he led a group of eighth graders at the Brookwood …

Design Thinking

Invent for Good

STEP 1 : SETUP<p>This lesson can be done individually or in small groups (2- 3 students). Each group will need at least one STEAM Student Set and …

projects

Explore mechanical elements such as cams, levers, and linkages to create your own moving sculpture.<p>Rube Goldberg-inspired cause and effect …

Adafruit CCS811 Air Quality Sensor Breakout - VOC and eCO2

Breathe easy - we finally have an I2C VOC/eCO2 sensor in the Adafruit shop! Add air quality monitoring to your project and with an Adafruit CCS811 …

Main menu

Perhaps you’ve punched out a paper doll or folded an origami swan? TED Fellow Manu Prakash and his team have created a microscope made of paper …

Main menu

Inventor Manu Prakash turns everyday materials into powerful scientific devices, from paper microscopes to a clever new mosquito tracker. From the …

Cool Stuff

Circuits & LED Projects

Make simple or complex electrical circuits on a flat piece of paper! Using copper tape and surface-mount LEDs allows you to make a fully functional …

Welcome to the interactive CITI

Another interesting project has arrived from our community in France. This one exploring the possibilities that the city we live in gives us. …

Tinkercad Circuits now Live!

You probably noticed some changes in your Tinkercad dashboard this week. We changed things up for a couple different reasons: Now you can see more …

Arduino

Three IoT Platforms for Makers

Internet of Things seems to be everywhere — with so much noise out there (that often sounds exactly the same), we thought it might be helpful to …

Raspberry Pi

Circuito.io Helps Beginners Assemble Electronic Projects

For many people, there is a vast gap between having an idea and knowing what electronic components are necessary to construct that idea. With the ubiquity of components and modules available, you can come up with a concept and understand that you can get the parts, but making them all talk to each …

Arduino

Unusual Uses for Zip Ties

Zip ties (also called cable ties) come in every size, color, or length you could ever want. They are inexpensive, versatile, and invaluable for the …

Hacking

Servo Motor Buying Guide For Newbies For DIY Electronics

Reader Need Not to Know Anything! Be it Arduino or Raspberry or Whatever, Follow Servo Motor Buying Guide For Newbies For DIY Electronics.Read the …

Arduino

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 …

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 …

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 …