Have you ever thought of building a secret tunnel or underground rooms beneath your house? Of course you have!
In this series, Colin Furze is doing exactly that.
Personal note: When I was a small child, my grandfather had a very small basement/furnace room below his house in Framingham, MA. He pick-axed another room next to it out of what was near solid rock to create a small workshop. To me, it was basically magic. I thought my gramps was Batman and had created his own Batcave. I did my first “maker projects” down there with him.
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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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