What is a Transistor?

Honored with a spot on IEEE’s Milestone’s list, transistors changed the world of electronics, making smaller and cheaper electronics possible. Even though they control just about every modern ... Continue reading

Remote Learning with the micro:bit: A Programming Deep Dive

In our first webinar around remote learning with the micro:bit, we introduced you to the micro:bit and different formats, platforms and content to use while teaching remotely with the micro:bit.... Continue reading

Teaching Programming and Computer Science Through Remote Instruction

The Covid-19 pandemic has left educators reeling and has thrown us into a new paradigm with our students. We have never been challenged to deliver quality education to each and every student as we ... Continue reading

What is The Basic Measure of Electricity?

Everything worth measuring has a unit of measurement associated with it. In the US, we use inches and feet to measure how tall something is, pounds and ounces to measure how much something weighs and ... Continue reading

Home Learning Resources

Have you suddenly found yourself facing the reality that school's won't be opening back up this school year? Are you concerned that your student's are missing out on valuable learning opportunities? ... Continue reading

Qwiic Comes to micro:bit

BY Megan Hemmings 3/3/20 6:48 AM

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If you’ve been paying attention to what we’re doing on the SparkFun main site, you may have noticed how excited we are about our Qwiic ecosystem. We’re even more excited to announce that our Qwiic ... Continue reading

SparkFun's Community Partnership Program

Did you know SparkFun offers a Community Partnership Program? Through this program, we provide hardware donations to students, hobbyists, philanthropists and entrepreneurs to support their work. Our ... Continue reading

Inspiring Women of Computer Science, Part 2

A while back, we did a post on some of the most influential women of computer science. Since a list like that is never truly complete, we wanted to take some time to reflect on a few more women who ... Continue reading

A Blog In Review - 2019

BY Megan Hemmings 12/31/19 6:23 AM

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It’s the end of the year again which always makes us a little nostalgic for what the year has brought us. As such, let’s take a few minutes to look back at the most popular blog posts of 2019.... Continue reading

Expanding the RVR

If you couldn’t tell by our recent blog post topics, we’re pretty excited about all of the new robotics kits that are coming out. The SparkFun RVR expansion kits are no exception. The kits increase ... Continue reading

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