A re-creation of our Simon Says Soldering Kit using trampolines, spot lights and a ton of new sounds!

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Merlin's Magic Wand project outfits train with touch sound for young children undergoing therapy sessions at LEGOLAND Discovery Center, Dallas/Fort Worth.

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A SparkFun Community Partner introduces Makey Makeys, soldering stations and maker technology to students and teachers at a vocational center overseas.

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Team Hyperlynx designs an all-electric, autonomous modular vehicle that can transport passenger or cargo vessels at speeds up to 250 mph.

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Students use LilyPad technology to create turn-signal jackets for cycling.

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This month, SparkFun is celebrating the first anniversary of its Community Partnership Program.

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After working hard to build the exterior of their energy-efficient model home, students at Colorado School of Mines start on the electrical system using SparkFun hardware.

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Students use the Bare Conductive Touch Board and conductive paint to showcase their talents.

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SparkFun partners with the LA Philharmonic for its first-ever music hackathon.

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A wrap-up of summer events run by our community partners

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Community partner creates an interactive escape room

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Student team wins big for wasteless design incorporating Arduino

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Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest gives attendees the chance to learn by playing

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Students build Cheerlights display that changes color with tweets

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Maker hopes mini arcade cabinet puzzles will entice donors

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Autonomous robots designed to navigate extra-terrestrial terrain

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SparkFun proudly supports annual STEAM event

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Students at Colorado School of Mines aim to maximize energy efficiency in model build

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