Check out our new and improved curriculum, Eyes in the Sky: How Satellites Can Promote Social and Environmental Justice, just back from the editors. It’s updated and available for download today! This space-based curriculum, developed with CraftEd Curriculum, gives educators the tools to use satellite imagery and data to lead students in an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based project integrating science, English Language Arts, digital media and technology, and social and political science.
This cutting-edge curriculum uses the latest Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and teaching methodologies to prepare our children for a future where they’ll be employed in jobs that don’t exist today. Since its debut in Fall 2016, educators around the country have used this curriculum with success.
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.