MAKEIT Workshop and Lesson Plans - The Edge See the colours in different sources of light using this simple spectroscope made using a cardboard template and a piece of CD.Age group 8+ (scissors and craft knife required)Method Group activity (14:1 participant to facilitator ratio recommended)Level IntroductoryDuration 20 minutes See what is happening over the fence, and around the corner with this simple periscope design that uses plastic mirrors and a cardboard template (not suitable for submarines).Age group 8+ (scissors and craft knife required)Method Group activity (14:1 participant to facilitator ratio recommended)Level IntroductoryDuration 20 minutes Explore what happens when light travels from one substance to another and how this makes rainbows, optical fibres and elusive fish.Age group 6+Method Group activity (14:1 participant to facilitator ratio recommended)Level IntroductoryDuration 25 minutes
Enchanting : Enchanting : Enchanting Enchanting Cards in Multiple Languages Enchanting cards are now available in: Thank you, translators, for your hard work! Enchanting v0.2 is out! Jul 9, 2014 - Enchanting v0.2.4.3 is out and now includes an updated Spanish translation. May 6, 2014 - Enchanting v0.2.4.2 is out, and now includes a Czech translation. It is ready for use by regular people and technical geniuses, alike.
Toys for Your Family to Play with Code Coding isn’t just about building websites or flashy apps. And learning to code isn’t restricted to giving directions to a turtle, Disney character or some other avatar in your browser. After all, why watch a robot move on the screen when you can see it move in real life? Some say that coding is its own language. So why not make it a mother tongue for a new generation of children birthed in a digital era? Dart: The World's Smallest Laptop Adapter Absolutely. The Dart delivers 65W of power. That means ample current to charge your laptop as fast as your existing adapter.
MIT App Inventor Get Started Follow these simple steps to build your first app. Tutorials DIY Geoboard with Fabric Loops Trapezoids, squares, and right triangles, oh my! We love finding interesting ways to learn shapes and colors. Our DIY geoboard is durable, educational, and sets-up in a snap! This project has been a long-time coming for me, probably two years. I wanted to wait until C was three and had a basic understanding of shapes and could handle smaller objects. He’s fanatical about shapes and colors, so I knew he’d gravitate to it! System Helps Novices Design 3D-Printable Robotic Creatures An interactive design tool developed by Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon helps users create digital design for walking robots (shown on the left) that can be produced with a 3-D printer and off-the-shelf components (shown on the right). BY Byron Spice (Carnegie Mellon) and Jennifer Liu (Walt Disney Imagineering) - Mon, 2015-11-09 12:11 Even a novice can design and build a customized walking robot using a 3-D printer and off-the-shelf servo motors with the help of a new design tool developed by Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University. The user can specify the shape, size and number of legs for the robotic creature, using intuitive editing tools to interactively explore design alternatives.
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