SparkFun’s best beginner STEM kits for you and your students

Get a jump start on next fall's lesson plans by checking out the best of our beginner's kits!... Continue reading

A Simple, Inexpensive Paper Circuit STEM Activity

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Paper Circuits Workshop in a First Grade Classroom

I recently visited my daughter's first grade classroom to deliver a mini paper circuits workshop. We had tons of fun, and I thought it might be helpful to share how it all came together.... Continue reading

Lessons Learned From 'Lighting Up the Library' at an Urban Tech High School 

At Brooklyn Tech High School, our student population is nearly 6,000, making us one of the largest high schools in the country. I am one of three librarians serving such a large student body, and ... Continue reading

2017: A Blog in Review

As the year comes to an end, we’re taking a look back at some of our top posts from the year.... Continue reading

E-Sewing Tips Learned the Hard Way

A recent study by Microsoft shows that girls' interest in STEM increases at age 11 but starts to wane around age 15. I and other librarians at the Marston Science Library (University of Florida) were ... Continue reading

9 Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List: Electronic Crafts, Paper Circuits and E-Textiles

Whether you are looking to get new ideas for your classoom, read up on materials and academic research or just find some fun projects to create, we've gathered up nine of our favorite maker titles ... Continue reading

Create Your Own Paper Circuit Teaching Tools

Electronic craft projects are quickly becoming one of our most popular activities for classrooms exploring STEAM. Students can learn about simple circuits through building creative pop-up cards with ... Continue reading

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