Introducing AI to the Classroom

BY Hailey Blessing 11/5/19 6:45 AM

robotics

We’ve covered some great introductory options to robotics, and discussed reasons why robotics is beneficial for your students, but where do you go when your students are already fairly skilled? The ... Continue reading

Win a Robotics Bundle for Your School

We’re very excited about the release of Sphero’s new RVR  (and our expansion kits, of course) and want to share that excitement with 5 lucky schools. Each winning school will receive a Robotics ... Continue reading

The Learning Benefits of Having Students Build Their Own Robots

  I think it’s safe to say if you’re reading this blog, we can agree on some level that robotics is pretty cool. However, cool doesn’t necessarily justify adding it to your curriculum or getting ... Continue reading

Standards-Aligned Activity Portal

One of the top requests we receive is from educators looking for standards-aligned activities to go along with the hardware they purchase. While some products, like the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit, ... Continue reading

Robotics on a Budget: The $40 Robot

We’re all aware that schools are cracking down on budgets these days. But yet - they still want you to incorporate STEM into your classes. Well, how are you supposed to do that with little to no ... Continue reading

Join the Team of High School Machine-Learning Robot Builders

It may take a major university to build a true self-driving car, but any high school class with a 3D printer can create a robot that drives around, learning as it goes. All you need is a simple ... Continue reading

Using Different Motors in the Classroom

With the use of electronics and electronic applications growing in the classroom, teachers and students will inevitably start exploring and using different types of motors. However, if you don’t know ... Continue reading

SparkFun AVC 2018 Registration is open: Bringing back Logistics class and some changes to K-12 divisions

SparkFun AVC 2018, held at the Boulder County Fairgrounds on September 7-9, will include all of our favorite competitions with the addition of a 60-lb combat bot weight class. We’ve made some changes ... Continue reading

SparkFun AVC 2018 Rules

BY Shawn Hymel 5/1/18 7:00 AM

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Start your engines! If you're ready to build your bot to compete in one of SparkFun's Autonomous Vehicle Competition divisions, we've got the rules ready for you:... Continue reading

Build a Bot. Change the World.

This is a guest post from Janelle Curtis at RoboNation.... Continue reading

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