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RedBot Library Quick Reference

Brian Huang June 26, 2016

This is a nice summary of the RedBot library. This is useful for introducing the RedBot commands to students.

Digital Sandbox Course Resources

June 15, 2016

We created a small set of tutorials to walk students through using the Digital Sandbox in the classroom. There are two shared Google Drive folders which co

SparkFun Curriculum: Introduction to Design

June 15, 2016

These are two full semester courses focused around Engineering Design using the SparkFun Inventor's Kit.

MaKey MaKey Kit Librarian Reference Manual

June 7, 2016

The MaKey MaKey Kit: Librarian Reference Manual is a guide to using, managing, and troubleshooting the MaKey MaKey in your library.

SparkFun Summer Semester Materials

August 13, 2015

Got an idea for a prototype but not sure exactly how to make it happen? SparkFun Electronics offers Five Days of prototyping skills from schematic to bread

Microcontrollers for Educators 2015

Brian Huang August 5, 2015

Each summer, we teach a weeklong professional development workshop around using technologies such as Arduino, Processing, and electronics in the classroom.

Explorations in Arduino Physics: Ideas and Experiments that Integrate this Low-cost 8-bit Microcontroller into your Classroom

Brian Huang July 28, 2015

This is a presentation on a series of tools that can be used in experiments, activities, and labs to investigate, measure, and analyze physics phenomena.

SparkFun at NSTA 2015

May 7, 2015

SparkFun attended the NSTA 2015 National Conference in Chicago. We taught 7 workshops that contained some amazing materials. Here is a link to that page.

PicoBoard LabPack Getting Started Guide

Brian Huang April 21, 2015

This is a hand-out illustrating how to get started using the PicoBoard and auxiliary sensors on ports A, B, C, and D. The LabPack comes complete with 10 Pi

Funding Sources for MakerSpaces in Libraries

April 21, 2015

Here is a short list of grants and funding sources for building out your own makerspace in your library or community center. Here are links to the raw sour

PicoBoard Library Resources

April 21, 2015

Here are some great resources to include the PicoBoard as part of your library or makerspace.

Breaking the Rules: Hacking the Science Classroom with Arduino and Open-source Electronics

April 9, 2015

This workshop employs free Arduino software to explore classroom materials in an iterative, highly affordable framework. By combining everyday materials li

Physics and Open-Source Robotics - Activities for the classroom

Brian Huang April 9, 2015

Position, velocity, acceleration, torque, and rotation—these are all key concepts in both physics and robotics. Why not integrate these things together? We

ATTiny85 Quick Reference

Brian Huang February 13, 2015

ATTiny85 Cheatsheet / quick reference. This has all of the most commonly used Arduino commands in one place.

Scratch Workshop Design Guide

February 3, 2015

A fantastic guide to teaching your own Scratch workshops and camp programs by the folks at ScratchEd. Click here to download.

Introduction to Robotics using SparkFun RedBot Mainboard

Jeffrey Branson January 15, 2015

Our team of educators piloted a class here at SparkFun in the Spring of 2014 introducing the RedBot Mainboard using the Dagu Multi Chassis platform. Here a

LilyPad and Sewable Circuits in Libraries

Angela Sheehan October 20, 2014

Tips for incorporating easy to use, scalable, and fun activities for library programs.

Arduino Cheatsheet

August 19, 2014

This is an overview of the most important / commonly used Arduino commands.

Processing Cheatsheet

July 8, 2014

We have compiled a quick reference list of all of the common commands we use for teaching Processing. This was created in Microsoft PowerPoint. The raw, ed

ASEE 2014 K-12 Workshop Materials

Brian Huang June 14, 2014

Encouraging Creativity, Gender Equity, and Arts in the STEM Classroom with Conductive Thread and LilyPad Arduino. Example Code Ardublock install – Unzip

e-Textile Art Pin

Angela Sheehan June 11, 2014

Create a quick and easy piece of e-textile art using a LilyPad LED, Battery Holder, conductive thread, and coin cell battery.

LilyPad with ArduBlock Workshop

Angela Sheehan June 10, 2014

Presentation materials on using ArduBlock with the LilyPad Simple Development Board during a workshop at Fashion Institute of Technology 6/5/2014.

Giant Breadboard Poster

May 27, 2014

Looking to teach how breadboards work? Print this file out to a poster, laminate it, and use dry erase markers to illustrate the internal connections.

How to Develop Embedded Software

May 23, 2014

This is a book contributed by David Clifton. The purpose of the book is to provide a real-life example of some software engineering techniques for intermed
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