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Clap to Make Bubbles with littleBits

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Matt Richardson at MAKE writes:

During an ITP Camp session run by the folks from littleBits, one pair of campers designed and made this fantastic sound-triggered bubble maker. Toshitaka Amaoka and Chris Mansfield made it using a fan, a 9 volt battery, some wood, a plastic cup, and the upcoming sound trigger module from littleBits. Not only did they design and make this fun project in under two hours, but the documentation for their project is already posted to the littleBits community site. Now that’s what I call rapid prototyping!

littleBits Starter Kit v0.2! littleBits is a system of modular electronics that snap together with tiny magnets for prototyping and play. The littleBits starter kit is the first kit by littleBits and contains all you need to get started within seconds. Each bit has a simple, unique function (light, sound, sensors, etc), and modules snap to make larger circuits. With a growing number of available modules, littleBits aims to put the power of engineers in the hands of artists, makers and children. Included in the kit are 10 color coded modules (power, input, output, and wire) that snap together magnetically to create larger circuits, guaranteed to keep kids (or you) occupied for hours. Comes packaged in an attractive case with a magnetic closure and includes an instruction sheet, 9v battery and a custom plastic screwdriver.

littleBits starter kit contents:

  • A quick-start instruction set
  • A custom-made 9V battery
  • A 9V battery connector
  • Custom plastic screwdriver

10 littleBits:

  • power
  • button
  • dimmer
  • pressure sensor
  • pulse
  • LED
  • RGB LED
  • vibration motor
  • bargraph
  • wire

Features:

  • Snap and play, magnets prevent you from putting things the wrong way.
  • Play with light, sound, sensing and buttons without wiring, soldering or programming.
  • Make your own interactive objects, or combine with other construction toys.
  • Explain to your children the complex notions of electricity, electronics and science in a fun way!


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