How to use a multimeter
This is a hand-out developed from our popular "How to use a Multimeter" tutorial.
Digital Sandbox Intro to CS Activities
This is a collection of activities that we created to introduce students to basic CS concepts using the Digital Sandbox.
RedBot Dance Challenge
Using the RedBot chassis or a chassis of your own design, choreograph a dance routine for your robot!
Serial LCD Reaction Timer Activity
Build your own Serial LCD Reaction Timer. This is a great activity that uses the SparkFun RedBoard, Arduino, or other compatible microcontroller. This has
MaKey MaKey Kit Librarian Reference Manual
The MaKey MaKey Kit: Librarian Reference Manual is a guide to using, managing, and troubleshooting the MaKey MaKey in your library.
PicoBoard Library Resources
Here are some great resources to include the PicoBoard as part of your library or makerspace.
PicoBoard LabPack Getting Started Guide
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
Introduction to Robotics using SparkFun RedBot Mainboard
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
Tips for incorporating easy to use, scalable, and fun activities for library programs.
This is an overview of the most important / commonly used Arduino commands.
e-Textile Art Pin
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
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
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
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
Paper Circuits: Lotus Flower Pop Up Card
Templates used in the Have Fun with Paper Circuitry workshop at GESTEM on 5/9/14.
Are you looking for a gradual and project based way to learn Processing. Check out this set of HotSheets that take you from 0 understanding to awesome!
These HotSheets cover a few basic introductory exercises at learning how to use Scratch and the PicoBoard.
e-Textile Mask Workshop
Presentation on sewing circuits and creating a light up mask used during Girl Scout Troop 73265's visit to SparkFun HQ.
MakerScience and Arduino
Learn how to teach basic concepts of electricity and circuits, program a microcontroller, and integrate making, building, and inventing into your classroom
Data Collection with High-Altitude Balloons
Design and build a high‑altitude balloon with SparkFun Electronics. This engaging project introduces tools for real‑world science and data collection.
Paper Circuits Pin
This quick craft project shows you how to create a circuit using copper tape instead of wire to light up an LED and make a wearable piece of e-craft art.
Simple Tools to Enhance Student Engagement with Processing
Materials, presentations and examples from our presentations and workshops at the National NSTA Conference in Boston, MA
Paper Circuits: Light Up Valentine Pop Up Cards
Templates and slide presentation used in the Light Up Your Love with Paper Circuitry class on 2/12/14.