Mini Materials, A Line of Construction Material Miniatures you Didn’t Know you Needed #makereducation
Check out Mini Materials – a line of miniatures made from real life construction materials. Not only do the products look super cute, we imagine they are a real treat to build with as well as a convenient teaching tool.
Mini Materials is the leading supplier of miniature cinder blocks and pallets in the world. Our goal is to bring the love of building into the comfort and convenience of your own home. You can build for fun or use our blocks to generate your next big idea!
Our miniature cement blocks are scaled following the classic 1/12 ratio used for modeling. You can accurately turn your models into real life buildings.
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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, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, 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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