SparkFun Education's National Tour traveled from Virginia, down through Florida, up to Nebraska, back down to Arkansas and then home to Colorado, teaching microcontroller technology all the while. Mini Coopers, Open Source Hardware, LEDs, John B., flamethrowers and balance bikes.... Oh my!

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SparkFun Education's National Tour traveled from Virginia, down through Florida, up to Nebraska, back down to Arkansas and then home to Colorado, teaching microcontroller technology all the while. Mini Coopers, Open Source Hardware, LEDs, John B., flamethrowers and balance bikes.... Oh my!

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David Stillman from IT launched a weather balloon in New Hampshire on the National Tour! Read all about it.

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Hitting the road on the East Coast with the SparkFun National Tour

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SparkFun National Tour heads to Oklahoma to put on five workshops with the Oklahoma Museum Network, using Scratch and Pico Boards.

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Experience from the Pikes Peak Library District National Tour Stop

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A quick map of the RV's driving adventure for the Southwest and West regions of the National Tour!

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The first leg of the tour has ended - check out the details!

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Information about the Exploratory and the workshop SparkFun is putting on there for Saturday, June 15th, 2013.

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Jeff, Dav and Matt's visit to Gangplank in Arizona and Los Angeles, CA.

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We still have spots on the National Tour - sign up today!

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SparkFun - Coming to a town near you!

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We're in the home stretch - help us spread electronics education across the country!

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We are in the final stretch for the SparkFun National Tour Kickstarter

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Just a touch over a week left for our National Tour Kickstarter!

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Progress update on the SFE National Tour Kickstarter!

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SparkFun launches a Kickstarter to fund a national tour teaching embedded electronics.

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