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How To Use a Multimeter

Testing and measuring the capacitance is a bit of a challenge, especially if you haven’t had an opportunity to do it before.<p>Make sure that all power …

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Print your own aquaponics garden with this open source urban farming system

<b>Aquapioneers has developed what it calls the world's first open source aquaponics kit in a bid to reconnect urban dwellers with the production of</b> …

Fritzing your way from ciruit digrams to PCB layouts

Maybe you are aware of Fritzing already? It helps with the design of electronics hardware, creating nice visuals from your circuit diagram and …

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Learning Arduino Episode 007 -- Amplification with a transistor

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Week 5

<b>Welcome to the Ultimaker Design Engine Starter Pack—a card game created to provoke, inspire, and entertain students, educators, 3D designers,</b> …

Problem-solving

Make a DIY Pressure Sensitive Touch Pad! #MusicMonday

Interfacing Motors With Arduino

Introduction: Interfacing Motors With Arduino<p>Interfacing different types of motors with a micro-controller is among the most fundamental skills a …

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How To Solder: A Complete Beginners Guide

Learning how to solder w/ proper soldering techniques is a fundamental skill every maker should master. In this tutorial, we outline the basics of …

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Limor "ladyada" fireside chat @HackMIT @adafruit #adafruit

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, …

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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 …

The Arduino Motor Guide: Learn How to Choose the Right Motor for Your Project

In this Arduino motor guide we’ll cover the basic information you need to know before choosing a motor for your project. If you’ve been working on …

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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 …

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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> …

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 …

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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 …

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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.” …

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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 …

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> …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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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 …

Science

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

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 …

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