Start a Project

If you're eager to start building and learn as you go then this will help you find the best resources to hit the ground running.

Resources

Teaching an electronics class? Just eager to learn? We've got you covered with a variety of educational resources.

Tutorials

We've got a growing collection of tutorials covering everything from Arduino to Voltage Dividers.

Workshops

We teach professional development workshops for educators all over the country.


New Tutorials

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Crypto Shield Hookup Guide

April 23, 2015

How to start using the CryptoShield for Arduino, created in collaboration with Cryptronix.
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Light Up Silk Flower Corsage

April 20, 2015

Combine a silk flower with a built-in RGB LED and some LilyPad Switches to create a customizable accessory.

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Upcoming Classes

May 30, 2015

Costuming with Electronics: Beyond the Blink

Join us for an afternoon of electronic costuming. In this workshop we will be talking specifically about adding input to your wear…

July 6, 2015

Microcontrollers for Educators

Connecting the STEM Dots: Microprocessors and Electrical and Computer Engineering in the Classroom. Colorado State University Dep…

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Teaching 21st Century Skills

SparkFun's Department of Education uses electronics as a creative medium and hands-on learning tool, with products and curriculum designed to develop foundational skills for students to explore the world of electronics, increase investment and ownership in education, and plant the seeds of inventorship in today's youth.

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