On Friday MAKE had a round up of “Explore Electronics Basics and More in Collin’s Lab” – these were the video projects that Collin cooked up @ MAKE – the continuing adventures are here @ Adafruit – Collin has since created 12 more and more are on the way Collin’s Lab – YouTube playlist, all 12 videos. Join Collin Cunningham as he explores the vast realm of modern electronics and repeatedly discovers why it is so awesome on so many levels. Become quickly acquainted with a variety of technologies and the forces that make them work – from electromagnetic energy to integrated circuits to soldering and beyond. Black tie optional.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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