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Importance of Logic
Logic: defined as the science of reasoning. Applied as the set of instructions to accomplish a task. Implemented as a way to systematically improve th...
Design a Tester
Electric circuits are often use to detect the "status" of the world around us. You have battery testers, light bulb testers, testers that tell you how...
Green Schools Energy Investigation
How much energy does your school use? In this activity, you will do an energy audit at your school.
Music to My Ears
Can you identify different types of music? Rock, country, and pop all have different pitch and tempo that makes each style unique. Do Project #12 in t...
How do you measure Amps and Voltage? Explore the features of a multi-meter. Use the meter to take different readings and test the connectivity of cond...
Trigger Your Makey Makey
A Makey Makey makes a mouse click or a key press in a fun and interactive way. Using a basic fundamental of electricity (resistance) the Makey Makey c...
A Failure to Communicate
Cargo-Bot is an iPad simulation game that challenges even the brightest of minds. The best thing about a digital simulation robot is that you can prac...
The Art of Observation
Sensors, whether analog or digital, provide feedback to the Arduino microcontroller. It allows the machine to make decisions while interacting wi...
Connecting with Little BIts
Have you ever left the house and forget to feed the cat or turn of the lights? With LittleBits you can do those things from anywhere! Experiment with ...
Arduino Sensor Project
Can your circuit detect movement to run a motor? Yes! Use a Flex Sensor! The flex sensor uses carbon on a strip of plastic to act like a variable resi...
TESTED! Right tool Right Place
Test your motor! What is the size, strength, and rpm of the electric motor? Develop engineering standards on different motors.
GIGO Humans vs. Robots
Garbage In Garbage Out - this is what happens when our logic goes wrong. This challenge will utilize two robots and two humans in a challenge to detec...
Data Mining - Making Graphs
Explore more of the Arduino sensors see what cool observations you can make! You’ll be able to sense acceleration, distance, vibration...
How Did I do it?
Ever see something really cool and wonder how it works? Create a project with LittleBits and give it to a classmate to "reverse engineer" your circuit...
Energy Audit Procedures
How much energy does a toaster use? What is the light level in the room? How much does the temperature change by windows? By using the tools in this s...
Intro to PLC's
Has your teacher ever asked you to follow instructions? And when you follow through and complete the assignment, you get a good grade? Instructions an...
In the innovation process you need to be your own worst critic. Inspect your prototypes with a critical eye, Perfect your process. Evaluate. Evaluate....
Hands-on with Little Bits
Can you build a circuit in seconds? You'll need a Power Bit, Input Bit, and an Output bit. Just snap together and make something work!
Trouble Shooting Challenge
Can you crack the code? Pick one of the projects from the SparkFun SIK Guide and intentionally switch or mix up one of the steps in the procedure. The...
Analog Control Systems
Can you change the direction of a motor? Build a circuit using a hand-crank generator and an electric motor. Try to change the direction of the motor ...
Robot Maze Challenge
A simple maze is a fun challenge - but what can it teach you about the importance of following instructions? Using the Sphero robot, an iPad, a few co...
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