Programming with Simon
This material shows a way to re-use our popular Simon game to teach programming after you have used it to teach soldering.
Presentation on how to take a Simon Says kit and modify it using an FTDI to change how the buzzer, LEDs, buttons and analog sensors function.
Prototyping Wireless Wearables with LilyPad Simblee
WEAR 2016 workshop on getting started with LilyPad Simblee
Breaking the Rules: Hacking the Science Classroom with Arduino and Open-source Electronics
This workshop employs free Arduino software to explore classroom materials in an iterative, highly affordable framework. By combining everyday materials li
Intro to Arduino with ArduBlock
Learn the basics of programming in Arduino using the graphical programming constructs of ArduBlock.
These HotSheets cover a few basic introductory exercises at learning how to use Scratch and the PicoBoard.
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
LilyPad and Sewable Circuits in Libraries
Tips for incorporating easy to use, scalable, and fun activities for library programs.
Intro to Arduino
Here is a slide show presentation for introducing the Arduino SparkFun Inventor's Kit.
ASEE 2014 K-12 Workshop Materials
Encouraging Creativity, Gender Equity, and Arts in the STEM Classroom with Conductive Thread and LilyPad Arduino. Example Code Ardublock install -- Unzip t
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.
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.
Intro to PicoBoard with Scratch
Introduction to computing using Scratch and PicoBoard.
Scratch with Data Logging
Workshop presentation and sample Scratch files from Jeff Branson’s workshop on Scratch Programming in a Science Classroom
Processing the Danger Shield
This material teaches the creation and manipulation of basic shapes using Processing and SparkFun's Danger Shield.
RedBot & RedBoard with miniBloq
A step by step tutorial on how to use the drag and drop environment, miniBloq, to program SparkFun's RedBot and RedBoard.
Instructions on how to create a giant prop soldering iron to demonstrate PTH and SMD soldering techniques to large groups.
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.
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!
Paper Circuits: Lotus Flower Pop Up Card
Templates used in the Have Fun with Paper Circuitry workshop at GESTEM on 5/9/14.
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.
Intro to Arduino with LilyPad Development Board at Artisan's Asylum
Presentation for the Make a MakerSpace at Artisan’s Asylum.