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SparkFun In The Wild: Summer 2019 Edition

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Inspiring Girls with Soft Circuits - Q& A with ChickTech Founder, Janice Levenhagen

Design Think It: Teaching Pragmatic Coding Through Design Thinking

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Creative Computation with micro:bit and moto:bit

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Coding: a Growth Mindset

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Unexpected Jobs That Use Computer Science

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Internet of Chickens: IoT intersects with the backyard chicken movement

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