Together, we will watch How Animals and Plants are Evolving in Cities by Menno Schilthuizen, a researcher at Naturalis Biodiversity Centre and a professor of evolution and biodiversity at Leiden University in the Netherlands. Schilthuizen’s related book, Darwin Comes to Town: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution (Picador 2018), is available through The New York Public Library in print and digital formats.
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.