National Robotics Week 2021, April 3-11 @roboweek #NationalRoboticsWeek #RoboWeek #MakeRobotFriend

Adafruit national robotics week 2021 blog

Today marks the beginning of National Robotics Week. Things are buzzing in robotics so we’ll be sharing fun projects and stories all week on the Adafruit blog.

From National Robotics Week:

The mission of National Robotics Week (RoboWeek) is simple: inspire students in robotics and STEM related fields, and share the excitement of robotics across all ages. At the same time we showcase the strength of the industry and the amazing things yet to come. Activities come in all shapes and sizes from a robot block party, to university open house, or a robotics competition. Now, making it easier than ever to celebrate robotics virtually, all you need to do is tell us how you are sharing robotics with your friends, family and community!

Learn more!

Looking to get started with your own projects but don’t know where? CRICKIT will get things moving!


As 2022 starts, let’s take some time to share our goals for CircuitPython in 2022. Just like past years (full summary 2019, 2020, and 2021), we’d like everyone in the CircuitPython community to contribute by posting their thoughts to some public place on the Internet. Here are a few ways to post: a video on YouTub, a post on the CircuitPython forum, a blog post on your site, a series of Tweets, a Gist on GitHub. We want to hear from you. When you post, please add #CircuitPython2022 and email circuitpython2022@adafruit.com to let us know about your post so we can blog it up here.

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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