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Check out these techniques for making your very own soft electronic components!

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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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There are two basic ways to connect electronic components with two terminals: series and parallel. In this episode, we examine those two types of circuits and show how to calculate equivalent resistance.

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Power is the rate of doing work, and for electricity, that means the rate in which energy is converted in a circuit.

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Let's look at the resistor and how it affects current and voltage in a circuit. Here's a hint: if you know two of either voltage, current or resistance, you can solve for the third.

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In this episode, we'll explore how electric current flows through a circuit.

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Over the next few weeks, we'll explore the basics behind electricity in a series of videos.

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SparkFun pays a visit to iD Tech (& it makes our own childhood summer camp lanyard-weaving look really bad)

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This was my first year at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, and it was amazing. Here's a quick re-cap of the events

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How to make your own seismometer to measure ground activity, such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

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A festive project from a local teacher using SparkFun Inventor's Kits!

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Join in the fun at a local event to celebrate Computer Science Education Week!

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SparkFun's Department of Education pilots a new curriculum!

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We partnered with a great non-profit to offer hands-on tech experiences for girls!

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Join the worldwide celebration of all things Scratch!

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With over 5 Million units sold in 2014 alone, Chromebooks are a growing trend among schools and homes. One of the biggest drawbacks to Chromebooks has been the inability to connect it to any hardware (i.e. Arduino) -- until now.

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Frist it’s a great video, we also think it very useful But i have a suggestion. For me i comeform Pakistan,this things are expensive. If…
Does this code working. I tried but there is an error.
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Hey Sembazuru, Good points for sure! 1. If you don’t plan on cleaning with water (or can’t), then maybe a “no-clean” solder would be a…
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Or, if you don’t need to save the cap, there’s always the grab-with-pliers-and-squeeze approach.
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