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Someone has been stealing my sandwiches. We'll use the two-way radio communication on the micro:bit to catch the thief.

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For Part 3 of the "Getting started with micro:bit" series, we read temperature from a built-in sensor and rotate a servo.

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For part 2 of Getting Started with micro:bit, we create a virtual Magic 8 Ball.

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A set of calipers can be an incredibly useful tool for precisely measuring the distance between objects.

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Staring at the multitude of buttons, switches and knobs on the face of an oscilloscope can be daunting. For this "Adventures in Science," we show you how to take basic measurements with an oscilloscope.

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Looking to upgrade your workshop or mad science lab with more power? Here's how to get started with benchtop power supplies.

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Just getting into electronics or want a refresher on digital multimeter basics? We've got you covered.

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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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It's time to weigh in on the latest project from Jen Foxbot!

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Your favorite worst video of the year is here!

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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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A series of quick videos to help you get started with the Blynk Board and app!

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The Thing + the Blynk app = a match made in internet heaven.

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Right. See the tip detail picture on the product page. (xtopher also linked directly to the picture, above.)
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