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

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

MakerScience and Arduino

April 7, 2014

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

April 7, 2014

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

March 31, 2014

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

March 28, 2014

Materials, presentations and examples from our presentations and workshops at the National NSTA Conference in Boston, MA