EVENT – Circuit Playground: A Beginner’s Workshop on Electronics and Coding! #MakerEducation

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Hey NYC folks! Check out this upcoming event in BK –

WHAT: Circuit Playground: A Beginner’s Workshop on Electronics and Coding! by MakerSpace NYC Brooklyn

WHEN: Sun, May 5, 2019 at 1:30 PM

WHERE: Futureworks Makerspace – MakerSpace NYC
140 58th Street
Building B, Unit 1C
Brooklyn, New York 11220

Details on Eventbrite.

This afternoon workshop is for anyone who has been looking to learn electronics but hasn’t had the chance. No experience is necessary to join the class! In the workshop we will be covering the Circuit Playground Express, an intuitive and easy to use electronics learning platform. You’ll learn how to control lights, sound and more. You’ll even be able to program your own instrument by the end of the class!

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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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