Category Archives: educational

Powering Arduino from a Capacitor

Sometimes batteries suck. They are expensive, can be dangerous and tricky to handle. And it takes often too long, to load them again. Think of an experimental board with an Atmel 328 microprocessor (the one that powers Arduino UNO) that … Continue reading

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Control your Arduino with Scratch over Bluetooth

Yes, really. Scratch is this wonderful MIT visual programming toolbox that you can get for free in many different languages. Its an excellent starting point to teach children how to program. But you can go even further: Some weird spanic … Continue reading

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Glowing House with Conductive Ink

Today we (my two daugthers, 7 and 10 and myself) tried the glowing house kit by BareConductive (you can get it for 25EUR at exp-tech in Europe). It comes as a nice package with a good (english) instruction. You fold … Continue reading

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